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**Unformatted text preview: **EXAMPLE 1: HOW TO CONVERT
4923
FROM BASE 10
TO BASE 8?
8 | 4923
8|
615
3
8|
76
7
8|
9
4
11
First, divide 4923 by 8. The answer is 615, with a remainder of 3. Arrange your
work as shown.
Next, divide 615 by 8. The answer is 76 with a remainder of 7. Arrange your
work as shown.
Next, divide 76 by 8. The answer is 9 with a remainder of 4. Arrange your work
as shown.
Next, divide 9 by 8. The answer is 1 with a remainder of 1. Arrange your work as
shown.
Stop. You cant divide 1 by 8.
ANSWER: Read the numbers FROM THE BOTTOM UP like this: 11473
4923 in base 10 is 114738
EXAMPLE 2: HOW TO CONVERT
96
FROM BASE 10
TO BASE 8?
8 | 96
8 | 12 0
14
First, divide 96 by 8. The answer is 12, with a remainder of 0. Arrange your work
as shown.
Next, divide 12 by 8. The answer is 1 with a remainder of 4. Arrange your work
as shown.
Stop. You cant divide 1 by 8.
ANSWER: Read the numbers FROM THE BOTTOM UP like this: 140
96 in base 10 is 1408
EXAMPLE 1: HOW TO CONVERT
543798
FROM BASE 8
TO BASE 10?
ANSWER: 543798 = 5 X 84 + 4 X 83 + 3 X 82 + 7 X 8 + 9
543798 = 22785
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