Most hard drives are divided into sectors of 512 bytes each. Our disk has a size of 16 GB. Calculate how many sectors the disk has.

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Most hard drives are divided into sectors of 512 bytes each. Our disk has a size of 16 GB. Calculate how many sectors the disk has.

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Kinsley 3 months 2022-02-17T21:35:02+00:00 1 Answer 0 views 0

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    2022-02-17T21:36:17+00:00

    Answer:

    33,554,432 sectors

    Step-by-step explanation:

    -We first convert both sizes to a uniform measure(both to be in bytes or gigabytes).

    -We convert the drive size into Bytes:

    [tex]1GB=1,073,741,824 \ Bytes\\\\\therefore 16GB=16\times1,073,741,824=1.717986918\times10^{10}\ Bytes[/tex]

    #We then divide the Drive size by the sector size to get the number of sectors.

    -Let X be the number of sectors:

    [tex]X=\frac{Drive \ Size}{Sector \ Size}\\\\=\frac{1.717986918\times10^{10}}{512}\\\\=33,554,432[/tex]

    Hence, the disk has 33,554,432 sectors.

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