The number system is a way to represent or express numbers. You have heard of various types of number systems such as the whole numbers and the real numbers. But in the context of computers, we define other types of number systems. They are:
- The decimal number system
- The binary number system
- The octal number system and
- The hexadecimal number system
Decimal Number System (Base 10)
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Binary Number System (Base 2)
Units of measurement of data
Octal Number System (Base 8)
Hexadecimal Number System (Base 16)
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Q 1: How would you represent 10111 in the decimal number system?
Ans: A) 23
Q 2: The LSB and MSB in the following number are: 1220
A) 1 & 0
B) 0 & 1
Ans: A) 0 & 1
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