Date: Fri, 7 May 1999 15:05:36 -0600 (CST)
Subject: Base ten
Who is asking: Teacher
How do you solve this type of problem?
For the number 5036 in base 10 notation the digit 6 is in the units position, 3 is in the 10's position, 0 is in the 100's position and 5 is in the 1000's position. Thus, using the convention that 100 = 1,
In base 2 notation we use powers of 2 rather than powers of 10, so for your problem 101000112,
The pattern is the same in any base, so for example
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