# Bit - Binary Number

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

## 3 - Computer

### 3.1 - implementation

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

The more transistor, the more bit.

### 3.2 - storage

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