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Bits (binary digits)

AP.CSP: DAT‑1 (EU), DAT‑1.A (LO), DAT‑1.A.2 (EK), DAT‑1.A.3 (EK)

Problem

The Apple iPhone includes a settings menu where you can toggle various accessibility options on or off:
What is the minimum number of bits that can represent those 2 options?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text
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