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# How are the position value determine for each binary position in the base 2 number system?

Updated: 12/22/2022

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Normally, in base 10, each place value column is 10 times bigger than the next one; in base 2 the same holds, except that in this case each place value column is 2 times bigger than the next one, that is the columns are:

... 8 4 2 U

For example 10102 = 1 x 8 + 0 x 4 + 1 x 2 + 0 x 1 = 1010

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