Why is a computer's speed measured in nanoseconds?

Answer Computer electronic calculations and operations are performed at such high speeds that very small units of time are needed to measure them. One nanosecond is equal to one billionth of a second.Sour... Read More »

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How many nanoseconds are needed to make one second in the metric system?

Under the metric system of measurements, the prefix nano means "one-billionth." A nanosecond (ns) represents one-billionth (0.000 000 001, or 1 x 10⁻₉) of a second; therefore a second consists ... Read More »