Calculating kilobytes per second

Posted on 2007-11-17
Last Modified: 2008-02-01

I would like to learn how to calculate kilobytes per second given the following:

512000 bytes of data sent over the net in 18 seconds.

A formula would be excellent, thank you
Question by:RichardRiga
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1 kilobyte (kB) = 1024 bytes
1 kB/s = 1024 bytes / s

It's just a matter of converting bytes to kBytes, and then divising by the number of seconds :

        ((512000 / 1024) kB) / (18 s) = 27,778 kB/s

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