Electronics and Communication Engineering - Digital Electronics - Discussion

3. 

The number of bits in ASCII is

[A]. 12
[B]. 10
[C]. 9
[D]. 7

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

ASCII is a 7 bit code.


Abhishek Kumar Mahato said: (Feb 11, 2017)  
Explain this.

Shamu said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
Please explain this.

Keerthi said: (Aug 23, 2017)  
Explain this.

Kishore said: (Jan 18, 2018)  
ASCII range is from 0 to 127.
Hence 2^7.
So 7 bit.

Manjusree said: (Aug 31, 2018)  
ASCII codes comes under Alphanumeric codes which is used to represent numbers from '0' to '9', letters (small & Capital) , and various instructions in order to convey information. It has 128 characters from '0' to '127'. Hence 7-bits are used to represent ASCII.

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