In the previous post, we have learned how to change numbers form one base to other. In this post, we are going to discuss more examples of number bases particularly the two number systems used in computers: the binary and the hexadecimal system. The Binary Number System The binary number system has base 2 and […]

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# Posts tagged with 'decimal number system'

## How to Change Number Bases Part 1

I have already discussed clock arithmetic, modulo division, and number bases. We further our discussion in this post by learning how to change numbers from one base to another. The number system that we are using everyday is called the decimal number system or the base 10 number system (deci means 10). It is believed that […]

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## What If We Have 12 Fingers?

Our number system is called the decimal system (deci means 10) because we count in groups of 10’s. This is probably because we have 10 fingers. What do I mean when I said when we count in groups of 10? Our number system has the digits 0 to 9, and then we when we reach […]

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