Conversions_Numbering_systems

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/8/10 Conversions: binary , octal , hexadecimal , decimal
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12/8/10 Representing a number Most common ways to represent a number: decimal, binary, octal and hexadecimal Decimal: Base 10
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12/8/10 Representing a number Binary: Base 2 Digits: 0, 1 Computers easily understand binary code We count 0, 1, 10, 11, 100, 101, 111, etc. With counting in binary, octal and hexadecimal the same principle as in decimal counting
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12/8/10 Representing a number Hexadecimal: Base 16 Digits: 0, 1, 2, …, 8, 9, A, B, C, D, E, F We run out of digits and use letters of the English alphabet because letters have natural order A is decimal 10, B is decimal 11,…, F is decimal 15
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12/8/10 Why binary, octal, We are so used to decimal that it seems unnecessarily complicated to use binary, octal or hexadecimal Think about it this way: You know a can of soup costs 50 cents and want to buy 37 cans of soup You want to calculate how much you’ll have to
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