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Binary Representations

Any positive integer can be represented in base 2 using the two digits 0 and 1. Going from right to left, the digits represent the powers of 2: tex2html_wrap_inline1391 , tex2html_wrap_inline1249 , tex2html_wrap_inline1395 , tex2html_wrap_inline1397 ,....

Some examples:


In the last example, we see that tex2html_wrap_inline1399 .

Carl Lee
Wed Apr 21 08:17:28 EDT 1999