Answering Exams

extended ASCII coding system provides_____________?


extended ASCII coding system provides_____________?

A. 256 different characters (Correct)
B. 512 different characters
C. 1024 different characters
D. 128 different characters

A set of codes that extends the basic ASCII set. The basic ASCII set uses 7 bits for each character, giving it a total of 128 unique symbols. The extended ASCII character set uses 8 bits, which gives it an additional 128 characters and total 256 different characters. The extra characters represent characters from foreign languages and special symbols for drawing pictures.

 

Comments
Loading...
Share