Octal Number System

In early days octal number system was mostly used in minicomputers. The word “OCT” means eight. The octal number system says that it is a number system of base 8 which means that we require 8 different symbols in order to represent any number in octal system. The symbols are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, … Read more

Binary to Octal and Octal Binary Conversion

We know that binary and octal are two different kinds of number systems whose bases are 2 and 8 respectively, i.e. they use 2 and 8 digits respectively to represent their numbers and these numbers are 0, 1 (for binary) and 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 (for octal). Now we can transform … Read more

Binary Number System | Binary to Decimal and Decimal to Binary Conversion

Introduction of Binary Number System In digital electronics Binary numbers are the most important tool for giving digital inputs. Now before understanding binary number system, we have to understand decimal number system, which we use in our daily life. The number system first introduced in human history for counting purpose. Different numbers for counting are … Read more

Binary to Decimal and Decimal to Binary Conversion

The number system that we are mostly familiar with is a decimal number system. The decimal number system has a base of ten which implies that there are ten numbers by the help of which we can represent any number of the decimal family. The numbers are from 0 to 9. Representation is such as … Read more

Octal to Decimal and Decimal to Octal Conversion

Like binary and decimal number system octal is another type of number system. As the name suggests the base of this number system is 8, i.e. in this number system there are 8 digits which can be used, they are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7. The concept of octal number system … Read more

Hexadecimal to Decimal and Decimal to Hexadecimal Conversion

The hexadecimal system is a number system with base 16. This number system is greatly used by modern computer system. We already know about the decimal number system, binary number system and octal number system. Like those there is another number system called hexadecimal number system. As the name suggests there are 16 symbols in … Read more

BCD or Binary Coded Decimal | BCD Conversion Addition Subtraction

BCD or Binary Coded Decimal is that number system or code which has the binary numbers or digits to represent a decimal number. A decimal number contains 10 digits (0-9). Now the equivalent binary numbers can be found out of these 10 decimal numbers. In case of BCD the binary number formed by four binary … Read more

Binary to Hexadecimal and Hex Binary Conversion

As we are going through the basics of the digital electronics the first and very important part is understanding the different types of number system. As we have already discussed about the properties of various number system and interrelation among some of them, now this is the time to interrelate binary and hexadecimal number system. … Read more

Gray Code | Binary to Gray Code and that to Binary Conversion

Code is a symbolic representation of discrete information. Codes are of different types. Gray Code is one of the most important codes. It is a non-weighted code which belongs to a class of codes called minimum change codes. In this codes while traversing from one step to another step only one bit in the code … Read more

1′s Complement

We are now familiar with the basics of various number systems used in digital electronics. Now let us quickly look through the main number system which is binary number system. In binary number system 0 and 1 can represent all the numbers. Before discussing about 1’s complement let us first look at some different things.Let … Read more