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Binary Conversion (1 of 6)
It is often necessary to convert decimal to binary. The following pages provide a step by step
In order to convert the decimal number 138 into its
binary equivalent we first...
|1.||Create a binary weighting table making sure that the
leftmost value is greater than or equal to half the
decimal value to be converted.|
convert decimal number 138 we halve it to give 69. The values in the
binary weighting table increase in powers of 2 from 1,2,4,....128. The
position 7 value of 64 is less than 69 so we need all eight columns to
cover 138 decimal.