Number System and Conversion
A number system is a method to represent numbers. There are 4 types of number systems. They are:
1. Decimal Number System
This number system is used in our day to day lives.
The Decimal Number system contains digits from 0 to 9 . So the base of the decimal number system is 10.
Examples:
- (1234) _{ 10 }
- (89.10) _{ 10 }
2. Binary Number System
The Binary Number system contains two digits 0 and 1 . So the base of the binary number system is 2.
Examples:
- (1010) _{ 2 }
- (111.101) _{ 2 }
3. Octal Number System
The Octal Number system can contain digits from 0 to 7 . So the base of the octal number system is 8.
Examples:
- (561) _{ 8 }
- (12.167) _{ 8 }
4. Hexadecimal Number System
The Hexadecimal Number system can contain digits from 0 to 9 and alphabets from A to F . So the base of the hexadecimal number system is 16.
Examples:
- (A89) _{ 16 }
- (CD.117) _{ 16 }