Question: How many kilobytes are in a megabyte?
There are 1,000 kilobytes in 1 megabyte
For every one Megabyte (MB) there are 1,000 Kilobytes (KB).
Note: In the past computers only used base 2 (binary) for file sizes. However, in December of 1998, the IEC introduced a new system that uses the metric system, so sizes that use prefixes like 'kilo' are equal to 1,000 and not 1,024.
There are 976.56300 kibibytes in 1 megabyte
For every one Megabyte (MB) there are 976.563 Kibibytes (KiB).
To determine relative sizes, your 1,000 kilobytes have been converted into bytes to give us a total of 1,000,000 bytes, which is relative to the values shown below.
- 1,000,000 Characters (8-bit character)
- 200,000 Words (five character words)
- 208.16 Pages (full single-spaced plaintext page)
- 74.87 Word Documents (full single-spaced Microsoft Word file)
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