Good vibrations

In this lesson, we will familiarise ourselves with the basic concepts necessary for understanding any analogue to digital conversion; samples, sampling rate, and sample size.

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Quiz:

Good Vibrations

Helps you to assess your knowledge and understanding of analogue and digital sounds.

Q1.Turning to Bits Your local council has installed a public access WiFi system. It monitors the quality of the service by measuring the strength of the WiFi signal at 20 locations. Every 10 minutes, it receives a sequence of 3 bits from each location. This is essentially a number that indicates how strong the signal is: 000 001 010 011 100 101 110 111 (000 being low signal and 111 being high signal) How many bits are received from each location in one day? You may need to use a calculator for this question.

1/5

Q2.The measurements(3 bits) received from each location are called ...........................

2/5

Q3.The number of bits in each measurement is called...................................

3/5

Q4.How often measurements are taken is called .....................

4/5

Q5.Which component is used to generate sound ?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Good Vibrations

Helps you to assess your knowledge and understanding of analogue and digital sounds.

Q1.Turning to Bits Your local council has installed a public access WiFi system. It monitors the quality of the service by measuring the strength of the WiFi signal at 20 locations. Every 10 minutes, it receives a sequence of 3 bits from each location. This is essentially a number that indicates how strong the signal is: 000 001 010 011 100 101 110 111 (000 being low signal and 111 being high signal) How many bits are received from each location in one day? You may need to use a calculator for this question.

1/5

Q2.The measurements(3 bits) received from each location are called ...........................

2/5

Q3.The number of bits in each measurement is called...................................

3/5

Q4.How often measurements are taken is called .....................

4/5

Q5.Which component is used to generate sound ?

5/5

Lesson summary: Good vibrations

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