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B to b - Conversion Formula and Steps

Byte and Bit are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate. Both Byte and Bit are considered as the basic units. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. There are 0.125 Bytes in one Bit. - view the difference between both units

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Source Data UnitTarget Data Unit
Byte (B)
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)
Bit (b)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)

Below conversion diagram will help you to visualize the Byte to Bit calculation steps in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
Bit [b]
Byte [B]
  x 8  

The formula of converting the Byte to Bit is represented as follows :

Bits = Byte x 8

Now let us apply the above formula and, write down the steps to convert from Byte (B) to Bit (b). This way, we can try to simplify and reduce to an easy to apply formula.

  1. FORMULA → Bit = Byte x 8

Example : If we apply the above Formula and steps, conversion from 10 Byte to Bits, will be processed as below.

  1. = 10 x 8
  2. = 80
  3. i.e. 10 Byte is equal to 80 Bits.

(Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.)

You can use above formula and steps to convert Byte to Bit using any of the programming language such as Java, Python or Powershell.

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Definition : Byte

A Byte is a unit of digital information that typically consists of 8 bits and can represent a wide range of values such as characters, binary data and it is widely used in the digital world to measure the data size and data transfer speed.
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Definition : Bit

A Bit (short for "binary digit") is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.
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Excel Formula to convert from Byte to Bits

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from Byte to Bit.

 ABC
1Byte (B)Bit (b) 
21=A2 * 8 
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Download - Excel Template for Byte to Bit Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Byte to Bits Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Byte to Bit in Python.

byte = int(input("Enter Byte: "))
bit = byte * 8
print("{} Byte = {} Bit".format(byte,bit))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Byte as an input. The value of Bit is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.