# Bit - Binary Number

## About

A bit also known as binary digit is the smallest unit of the binary numeral system. ie 0 or 1

whereas the smallest unit of computer storage is a byte, which represents 8 bits.

A binary 'bit' is also known as binary digit.

The term binary implies the numeral system base 2

## Computer

### implementation

A bit in a computer is represented by the state of a transistor. See transistor state.

The more transistor, the more bit.

### storage

The smallest unit of computer that is stored is a byte, which represents 8 bits.

### addition

### name

- nibble - 4 bit
- byte - 8 byte
- more … See Byte unit