# Category: number systems

## Difference between binary and hexadecimal

Hexadecimal Numbers Binary Numbers Hexadecimal numbers make use of 16 symbols 0 to 9 and additional symbols (A, B, C, D, E, F). Hexadecimal numbers were introduced with the purpose to represent binary numbers...

## Difference between octal and decimal numbers

Octal Numbers Decimal Number Octal numbers are made up of 8 distinct symbols or digits from 0 to 7 ( 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7). Decimal numbers are made up of...

## Difference between decimal and binary numbers

Decimal Numbers Binary Numbers Decimal numbers consist of combination ten digits or values from 0 to 9 (0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9). Binary numbers are formed by combination of only 2 digits or values 0 (zero) and 1...

## Representation of octal number

Representing a number in the octal number system follows the same steps that we have seen in decimal and binary number system, the only difference here is the weights used in octal number system...

## octal number system

The number system which uses eight symbols or digits is referred to as octal number system.This number system uses only the digits ranging from zero( 0 ) to seven( 7 ) for counting as...

## Decimal number fraction

Decimal number fraction In this we will learn how to represent a decimal number with the fractional part. For this we take the following example : Example 1: (75.65)10 Step 1: First we take the...

## Representation of a decimal number

We will take a simple example to represent decimal number in a format clearly showing how the weights and the associated values form the decimal number. The following examples will make it easier for...

## Decimal number system

Before I introduce the number systems that are more commonly used in electronics lets discuss a number system that we all are aware of and which we use it everyday. The Decimal number system...

## Number Systems

A number system is simply a methodology which includes a set of rules and symbols for counting, or performing operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. In earlier days, Our ancestors used pebbles to count...