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Calculate the total time required to read 35 sectors on a 2-sided floppy disk. Assume that each track has 8 sectors and the track-to-track step time is 8 milliseconds. The first sector to be read is sector 3 on track 10. Assume that the diskette is soft sectored and the controller has a 1-sector buffer. The diskette spins at 300 RPM and initially, the head is on track 10.
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this question does not specify the location of  35 sectors where to read from?

if we assume the time to read  a sector is 1/40 sec

then total time taken  assuming that 35 sectors are distributed somewhat evenly is 8*5 millisec +35/40sec

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