All of us are familiar with the decimal number system because this is the number system we use in our everyday life. The basic digits used in decimal system are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9. Number greater than 9 are written as suitable combination of these digits. The base of this number system is 10.
In binary system of numbers have only two digits, 0 and 1 are used. This system find may applications in digital computers. Whenever an operator enters a decimal number into a digital computer, the computer must convert the number into the binary form this is nothing but decimal to binary conversion. In this section we will learn more about decimal to binary conversion.