NUMBER BASES. Base 2 to Base 10, Conversion of number bases,
Conversion of other bases to denary system. To convert numbers in the other bases to denary system, expand the given number in power of its bases.
1. Convert 35416 to denary
35416 = 3 x 162 + 5 X 161 + 4 x 160
= 3 x 256 + 5 x 16 + 4 x 1
Number bases refer to ways of counting numbers. Counting started way back in the ancient times when began counting first, with his fingers.
He counts in tens maybe because he has ten fingers and this is called decimal system of counting.
There are different bases of counting,