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Interview Question

Software Engineer Interview

how many bits can be represented by a single octal digit?

octal, bits

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The actual question that they meant by this was "How many bits does one need to represent a single octal digit?" The answer to that is 3

Interview Candidate on Sep 5, 2013

As we see 2^3 = 8, then the answer is 3.

Coder on Mar 3, 2014

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