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May 24th, 2015, 07:01 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: May 2015 From: TAMPA Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  A little confused about converting from base 10 to base 2(new to binary)?
The question is stated in multiple parts, but for example: "Perform the following base conversions using subtraction or divisionremainder" 588 (base 10) to ____ base (3) using this as an example, i got 210210(base 3), however, my professor wants me to " in addition, perform base 2 conversion for all the decimal numbers", which i'm a little confused about. What exactly does he mean by conversion for all decimal numbers? 
May 25th, 2015, 01:18 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,540 Thanks: 591 
You'll have to ask the professor.

June 19th, 2015, 09:14 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: May 2015 From: Varanasi Posts: 110 Thanks: 5 Math Focus: Calculus 
if you have a base 10 number like 95 then keep it dividing by 2, and keep accumulating the remainder.The remainder will be either 1 or 0 because any number can either be odd or even.The sequence of these numbers will be the base 2 representation.You can convert any number of higher to any lower base using this philosophy.


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