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1) Explain to a person how he or she can convert a base two number to base ten.   Write your answer in a minimum of two sentences.

2) Give an example of converting a base two number to base ten.

Aug 30th, 2015

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To convert a number a base two number, one multiplies each of the digits with two rasied to the power of its place position from the right starting from position zero. Then they add up the result.


example:

A base 2 number like 110111 to base ten becomes

1 x 25 + 1 x 24 + 0 x 23  +1 x 22 + 1 x 21 +1 x 20  

32+16 +0 +4 +2 +1

55


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