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Homework Help: Digital Technology - CDs and Storage Space

  1. May 20, 2012 #1

    My teacher gave me the following information and asked me to prove that 1 minute of music requires 10 MB of storage space in a CD.

    Sampling Rate: 44.1 kHz
    Bit Depth: 16 bits
    No. Channels: 2

    I am a bit confused. If the bit depth is 16, that means I have 4 bits. But I only get the correct answer when I use 16 bits. Should instead of Bit depth it say number of bits?

    Peter G.
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  3. May 20, 2012 #2


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    Wikipedia, therefore unreliable.
  4. May 20, 2012 #3
    Bit depth means number of bits.
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