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*A computer has a 32-bit address and a direct-mapped cache. Addressing is to the byte level. The cache has a capacity of 1 KB and uses lines that are 32 bytes. It uses write-through and so does not require a dirty bit.

(a) How many bits are in the index for the cache?


(b) How many bits are in the tag for the cache?


(c) What is the total number of bits of storage in the cache, including the valid bits, the tags, and the cache lines?

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