If an input analog signal is sampled 8000 times per second and each sample is given a code word that is eight bits long, then the maximum transmission bit rate for telephone systems using PCM is__________.
A. 64,000 bits per second
B. 60,000 bits per second
C. 54,000 bits per second
D. 44,000 bits per second
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