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Many different coding systems are used to represent data today. What is the importance of coding systems? To represent numeric, alphabetic, and special characters in a computer’s internal storage and on magnetic media, we must use some sort of coding system. In computers, the code is made up of fixed size groups of binary positions.… Read More »

BCD – Decimal to Binary & Binary to Decimal Conversion Methods

What is decimal number system? The decimal number system has base 10. It uses the digits 0 to 9. What is number system? It is a system for representing numeric values or quantities using different symbols i.e. digits. What does base or radix mean? The number of digits (symbols) a number system use is called base or… Read More »

What is BCD? Binary Coded Decimal Learning Guide

We all have heard about the binary numbers and binary coded decimals and we also know that these are used inside the computers for the computation and processing of our commands. In digital electronics study students mostly as this question that What is BCD? In computer & electronics Binary Coded Decimal or BCD is a class of… Read More »