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How much is 872.29 bits?

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It's about as much as a Magnetic Stripe Card.
It's about one-twentieth as much as a Page of Text.
In other words, the amount of a Page of Text is 22 times 872.29 bits.
(50 lines, 50 characters per line, ASCII encoding)
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as much as a Floppy Disk (3½-in).
In other words, 872.29 bits is 0.0000739449 times the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in), and the amount of a Floppy Disk (3½-in) is 13,523.6 times that amount.
(high density, IBM PC format)
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as much as a Digital Photo.
In other words, the amount of a Digital Photo is 14,000 times 872.29 bits.
(5.3 megapixels, JPEG compression, 100% quality, 24 bits/pixel)
It's about one-thirty-five-thousandth as much as a MP3 Song.
In other words, the amount of a MP3 Song is 30,000 times 872.29 bits.
(a.k.a. MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3, a.k.a. MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3) (128 Kbps, "near-CD-quality"; 3 minutes duration; average)
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as much as The Complete Works of William Shakespeare.
In other words, the amount of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare is 50,000 times 872.29 bits.
(ASCII, plain text)
It's about 0.0000002 times as much as a Compact Disc.
In other words, 872.29 bits is 0.000000141 times the amount of a Compact Disc, and the amount of a Compact Disc is 7,092,000 times that amount.
(80-minute, 360,000 sector disc; "Red Book" specifications)