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Convert 1C6A 16 to

(a) Decimal

(b) Binary

 

Answer:

1C6A 16

  1. Decimal

1C6A 16 = 1 x 16 3 + 12 x 16 2 + 6 x 16 1 + 10 x 16 0  

= 4096 + 3072 + 96 + 10

= 7274 10

Explanation:

  • To obtain the decimal equivalent of a hexadecimal number, individual digits of hexadecimal number should be multiplied by powers of 16 starting with rightmost digit multiplied by 16 0 , second last digit multiplied by 16 1 , third last digit multiplied by 16 2 and so on up to the leftmost digit. 
  • For digits after the decimal point, the leftmost digit should be multiplied by 16 -1 and the next digit by 16 -2 and so on up to the rightmost digit.
  • For alphabets A to F, the corresponding codes should be multiplied with the respective power of 16.

Here,

  • A = 10
  • B = 11
  • C = 12
  • D = 13
  • E = 14
  • F = 15  

 

b. Binary

1C6A 16

1

C

6

A

0001

1100

0110

1010

Therefore, 1C6A 10 = 0001110001101010 2

Explanation:

  • To obtain the binary equivalent of a hexadecimal number, individual digits of the hexadecimal number should be converted to binary in groups of four digits as given in the table below.

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