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JSS2: COMPUTER STUDIES - 1ST TERM

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  1. Computer Software | Week 1
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Operating System | Week 2
    9 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Computer Memory: Primary And Secondary Memory | Week 3
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Computer Memory II: Secondary / Auxiliary / External Memory | Week 4
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Number System I | Week 5
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Number System II | Week 6
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Units of Storage In Computer | Week 7
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Problem Solving Skills With Computer | Week 8
    7 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. Computer Programming Languages | Week 9
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Lesson 5, Topic 3
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Conversion From Binary To Decimal Numbers (Expansion Method)

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The expansion and place value method could be employed to do this type of conversion. This method could equally be used to convert from any other base number such as base 4, base 8, etc to decimal.

We use the expansion method to convert from binary back to decimal. In doing this, you have to expand the old number base.

Convert 1012 to decimal

Place value2221 20
Binary Number101
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Answer – 1012 =510

Remember: that any number raised to the power 0 is 1, Except 0

e.g 1000 = 1

Convert 101112 to decimal

Place value2423 222120
Binary Number10111
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Answer – 101112 = 2310

Convert 00101 to decimal

Place value2423 222120
Binary Number00101
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Answer – 001012 = 510

The first 0 at the beginning of any number has no effect on the actual number (i.e 00101 is the same as 101)

Class Work:

Convert the following numbers from binary to decimal.

(a) 101002  (b) 100002 (c) 110012

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Therefore, 101002 = 2410

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