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    Ram Sizing

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    a) How many 256x8 RAM chips are needed to provide a memory capacity of 16,384 bytes?

    b) How many lines of the address bus must be used to access 16,384 bytes of memory? How many of these lines will be common to all the chips?

    c) Specify the size of the decoder - a decoder is specified as "a x b", where a is the number of lines in, and b is the number of lines out.

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    (a) 256x8 RAM chip indicates that RAM chip has 256 8-bit words. In other words it provides 256 bytes of memory.

    So, to provide a memory capacity of ...

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