Data Capacity Calculations

Lesson Instructions

Watch and follow the YouTube video, the lesson contains three parts:

  1. Key Information and content - all you need to do here is watch and listen. We recommend you take some notes for this one!

  2. Learning activity - You are to complete an activity that requires you to calculate the data capacity requirements for a range of different scenarios.

  3. Consolidation - these are past exam question and are for deliberate practice to check your understanding.

Task - Data Capacity Calculations Activity

Task - Exam Questions - Deliberate Practice

Exam Questions - Web

Mark Scheme

Question 1

  • (5 gigabytes) / (100 megabytes) =

  • 50

Question 2 (a)

  • 10000 x 20 x 10 =

  • 2000000 bits

  • 250 Kilobytes

Question 2 (b)

  • 10 x 300 x 600 =

  • 1800000 bits

  • 225 Kilobytes

Question 2 (c)

  • 4000 * 8

  • 32000 bits

  • 4 Kilobytes