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Clues

Across
1. Binary can be used to store text, sound, instructions and _________.
4. On a cd this area is counted as a zero valuable.
5. Binary data is easy and ________ to read.
8. Eight binary digits
9. CD Drives use a _______ to read cds.
10. A number system consisting of just two states
Down
2. The code system used by shipping and telegraphs.
3. Four binary digits
6. One single binary digit
7. The input ________ to a computer system is not very stable.

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Decimal to Binary Conversion

Let’s suppose we are trying to find the binary for the decimal number 75.

Step 1

Step 1 – Write the 128 to 1 numbers

Starting on the right hand side, write down the numbers 1, 2,4,8 etc, doubling each time until you reach 128.

Remember smallest number at the right hand side!!!

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Step 2

Step 2 – Cross out the unused numbers

Keeping only the numbers that you need to add up to your decimal number, cross out all other numbers.

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Step 3

Step 3 – Write the ones or zeros

Under each number write a 1 if there is a number and a zero if you crossed out the number. Put the numbers all together and you have your binary number!

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Binary to decimal Conversion

Let’s suppose we are trying to find the¬†decimal for the binary number 01101011.

Step 1

Step 1 – Write the 128 to 1 numbers

Starting on the right hand side, write down the numbers 1, 2,4,8 etc, doubling each time until you reach 128.

Remember smallest number at the right hand side!!!

step-1

Step 2

Step 2 – Write the ones and zeros below the numbers

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Step 3

Step 3 – Add up all the numbers with 1s below them to find your decimal number

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Decimal to Binary

Try converting these decimal numbers to binary!

a. 45

b. 12

c. 111

d. 255

e. 0

Binary to Decimal

Try converting these binary numbers to decimal

f. 11101101

g. 00010010

h. 10101010

i. 00101100

j. 10111010

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Kahoot

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Binary Kahoot

Worksheet Generator

You can use this online worksheet generator to create more worksheets to practice converting from Denary to Binary and back again!

Binary Worksheet Generator