June 10th, 2016, 05:50 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jun 2016 From: Canada Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  question about Unicode
I need help on how to solve this question below. Question: How many pages of unicode text can a 4 GB storage hold? Given: The average web page can hold 2000 characters Must show process of unit conversions. 
June 11th, 2016, 07:18 AM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Dec 2012 From: Hong Kong Posts: 831 Thanks: 297 Math Focus: Stochastic processes, statistical inference, data mining, computational linguistics 
Can we assume 1 character = 8 bits, i.e. UTF8? (Because Unicode has been extended.) If so, 4 GB = 4 * 1024 MB = 4 * 1024 * 1024 KB = 4 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024 B Since each character is 1 B, the storage space can hold 4294967296 characters. (4294967296 char) / (2000 char/page) = 2147483.648 pages. 

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