# Decimal to binary system conversion

In the text proper, we saw how to convert the decimal number While this worked for this particular example, we'll need a more systematic approach for less obvious cases. In fact, there is a simple, step-by-step method for computing the binary expansion on the right-hand side of the point. We will illustrate the method by converting the decimal value. Begin with the decimal fraction and multiply by decimal to binary system conversion.

The whole number part of the result is the first binary digit to the right of the point. So far, we have. Next we disregard the whole number part of the previous result the 1 in this case and multiply by 2 once again. The whole number decimal to binary system conversion of this new result is the second binary digit to the decimal to binary system conversion of the point. We will continue this process until we get a zero as our decimal part or until we recognize an infinite repeating pattern.

Disregarding the whole number part of the previous result this result was. The whole number part of the result is now the next binary digit to the right of the point. So now we have. In fact, we do not need a Step 4. We are finished in Step 3, because we had 0 as the fractional part of our result there. You should double-check our result by expanding the binary representation. The method we just explored can be used to demonstrate how some decimal fractions will produce infinite binary fraction expansions.

Next we disregard the whole number part of the previous result 0 in this case and multiply by 2 once again. Disregarding the whole number part of the previous result again a 0we multiply by 2 once again. We multiply by 2 once again, disregarding the whole number part of the previous result again a 0 in decimal to binary system conversion case.

We multiply by 2 once again, disregarding the whole number part of the previous result a 1 in this **decimal to binary system conversion.** We multiply by 2 once again, disregarding the whole number part of the previous result. Let's make an important observation here. Notice that this next step to be performed multiply 2. We are then bound to repeat stepsthen return to Step 2 again indefinitely. In other words, we will never get a 0 as the decimal fraction part of our result.

Instead we will just cycle through steps forever. This means we will obtain the sequence of digits generated in stepsnamelyover and over. Hence, the final binary representation will be. The repeating pattern is more obvious if we highlight it in color as below:

We are trying to represent the number 85 as the sum of powers of two starting from the largest. Find the largest power of 2 which is not more than The result will always be less **decimal to binary system conversion** the power of two that was subtracted can you figure out why?

Now we need to represent 21 as the sum of powers of 2. Now we need to represent 5 as the sum of powers of decimal to binary system conversion. We can represent decimal to binary system conversion as 2 0. This is the same as: The binary representation of 85 is decimal to binary system conversion by the coefficients in this representation listed one after another, starting with the highest power of 2: This method is based on two observations.

That is, it is 1 if the number is odd, and 0 if it is even. Although we only proved our observations with 4-digit binary numbers, the same argument works no matter how many digits we have.

The number 85 is odd. Hence, the last digit is 1. Subtract 1, we get Then dividing 84 by 2 we get Binary representation of 42 will get us all other digits in front of the last.

The number 42 is even, hence its last binary digit is 0. Dividing 42 by 2 we get Subtract 1 and divide by two again: Dividing 2 by 2, we get 1. Now the binary digit 1 represents the number 1. So the binary represenation of 85 is Below there is an interactive window in which you can practice; it generates random numbers for you to convert them to binary: Practice Conversion from Decimals to Binary.

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