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Lesson 3, Topic 2
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Converting Numbers in Base Ten to Base Two
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In number system,
 It is very important to have a good knowledge of how to convert numbers from one base to another base.
 Here, we will learn how to convert any given number from base 10 to base 2.
Example 1
Convert 55_{ten} to base two
Solution
Using repeated division method.
To convert from base ten to base two:Â
1. Divide the given base ten i.e. 55_{ten }repeatedly by the base two number
2. Continue dividing until zero is obtained, writing down the remainder at every stage.Â
3. The answer is the remainder read upwards (i.e. from bottom to top).
Answer: 55_{ten}= 110111_{two}
Example 2
Convert 184_{ten }to base 2.
Solution
Answer: 184_{ten }= 10111000_{two }
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