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2.0 Computer System

2.2 NUMBER SYSTEM AND REPRESENTATION

Introduction

A numbering system is a way of representing numbers. Common numbering system used is called the decimal numbering system/base 10 numbering system.
The decimal numbering system is the numbering is the numbering system that represent all numbers using 10 symbols (0-9).

2.2.1  BINARY NUMBERING SYSTEM

The numbering system that has just 2 unique digits,0 and 1,called bits. Example: 1010 base 2.

WHY?

Computer uses the binary numbering system to represent the electronic status of the bits in memory. It also is used for other purposes such as addressing the memory locations.

2.2.2 HEXADECIMAL NUMBERING SYSTEM

Hexadecimal notation is a shorthand method for representing the binary digits stored in a computer. Hence,to communicate with a programmer.

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