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 Question from Michael, a student: multiply in the indicated base 110two*11two

Hi Michael,

$1 \times a = a$ for any number $a$ in any base and hence working in base two

All that remains is to add the resulting two rows. Try it and if you have difficulty write back and tell us what you did.

Penny

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