How is text digitized?

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When a computer saves text it converts it to 1s and 0s. Each letter or character is assigned a unique code of 8 1s or 0s. For example, the code for lowercase "a" is 110 0001.

Each one or zero in a code is called a bit. Each string of 8 bits is called a byte.

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