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### Richard Parr says

I would say Eight. The smallest increment of data on a computer is called a bit. A bit can hold only one of two values: 0 or 1, corresponding to the electrical values of off or on, respectively.

We rarely work with information one bit at a time. Bits are usually assembled into a group of eight to form a byte. A byte contains enough information to store a single ASCII character, like "h".

Therefore the byte, 8 bits, forms the most significant number in computing, the number EIGHT

### ankigarg87 says

Computers were originally people, mathematicians, who created algorithms in order to solve problems. The first electronic computers arrived in the 1940s, they were huge machines with vacuum tubs. They weighed many tons, and were able to calculate hundreds of multiplication equations in a few seconds