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A kibibyte (KiB) is a unit of digital information that represents 1,024 bytes. It is part of the binary-based system of data measurement and is used in computing to express storage capacities and file sizes. The use of kibibytes reflects the precise binary nature of digital systems, providing a more accurate measurement compared to the metric-based kilobyte, which strictly represents 1,000 bytes. Kibibytes are commonly employed in contexts where precise binary calculations are crucial, ensuring standardized representation in fields such as computer science and information technology.
A bit is the smallest unit of digital information, representing a binary state of 0 or 1. It serves as the foundation for all digital data, forming the basis for more complex units and playing a fundamental role in computing, data storage, and communication.