What is the name given to the 8-bit unit used for coding data?

A. block of characters

B. byte

C. word


E. None of the above

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

In computer architecture, 8-bit integers or other data units are those that are 8 bits wide (1 octet). Also, 8-bit central processing unit (CPU) and arithmetic logic unit (ALU) architectures are those that are based on registers or data buses of that size.

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