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How to create units?


I'd like to define custom units in Mathematica. Is this possible?
I want to define "binary units" (kibi/mibi/gibibytes) as used in
computers, because currently:

In[1]:= Convert[1 Kilo Byte,Byte]

Out[1]= 1000 Byte

When it is supposed to be 1024 bytes.

How to define custom unit?


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