# Chapter 5 - 5.2 - The Components of a Computer System - Practice Problems - Page 244: 1

The total number of characters $(ch)$ is $2$ surfaces/disk $\times 50$ tracks/surface $\times 20$ sectors /track $\times 1024$ ch/sector, which is $2,048,000$ characters on a single disk.

#### Work Step by Step

The total number of characters $(ch)$ is $2$ surfaces/disk $\times 50$ tracks/surface $\times 20$ sectors /track $\times 1024$ ch/sector, which is $2,048,000$ characters on a single disk.

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