How many questions do you need to ask to determine the hour of the train’s arrival?

Given: N = 24 hours – uncertainty. Find: i-?
Solution: 2 i = N 2 i = 24 4 <i <5 i = 5. To determine the hour of the train arrival, you need to ask 5 questions (4 questions will not be enough), in other words, get 5 bits of information. Answer: 5 bits.

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