# Difference between revisions of "Binary"

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− | Binary stands for [[base]] 2. It is commonly used in computing for its relative ease of computation and the ease of using ON - OFF states in computers. | + | Binary stands for [[base numbers|base]] 2. It is commonly used in computing for its relative ease of computation and the ease of using ON - OFF states in computers. |

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+ | ! Power of two !! Number in base 10 !! Binary representation | ||

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+ | | <math>2^1</math>|| 2|| 10 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^2</math>|| 4|| 100 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^3</math>|| 8|| 1000 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^4</math>|| 16|| 10000 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^5</math>|| 32|| 100000 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^6</math>|| 64|| 1000000 | ||

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+ | | <math>2^7</math>|| 128 || 10000000 | ||

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+ | In computers, each [[byte]] usually holds 8 [[bit|bits]], or binary digits. Thus a single byte can hole a value ranging from 0 to 255. | ||

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## Revision as of 16:15, 9 March 2014

Binary stands for base 2. It is commonly used in computing for its relative ease of computation and the ease of using ON - OFF states in computers.

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Power of two | Number in base 10 | Binary representation |
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2 | 10 | |

4 | 100 | |

8 | 1000 | |

16 | 10000 | |

32 | 100000 | |

64 | 1000000 | |

128 | 10000000 |