Learning Objectives

  • Understand how sound is sampled and stored in digital form
  • Be able to represent a short sound file in binary
  • Explain how sampling intervals and resolution affect the size of a sound file using the terms:
    • Sample size
    • Bit rate
    • Sampling frequency
  • Explain the trade-off between file size and the quality of playback

Lesson Tasks

Data Representation Worksheet 5 Sound