Binary-Coded Decimal

In the previous lesson, we learned about binary codes and how they are used for representing a distinct discrete element of information using 1s and 0s. People use the decimal system for everything and it’s easier for them to use decimal numbers on a computer than binary numbers. But binary is what the computer understands. … Read more

Binary Codes

Binary codes are used to represent the distinct discrete element of information. They are patterns of 1s and 0s for a computer to understand information other than binary numbers. The discrete elements of information are not only binary numbers but also, other types of information such as decimal numbers, etc. What is a Binary Code? … Read more