ch 2.txt
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Information may be reduced to its fundamental state by means of _____________.
binary numbers
Define bits.
Bits are binary digits. We consider a binary value of 1 to represent a "high" state, while a binary value of 0 represents a "low" state.
In machines, binary values are represented by high and low ____________.
voltages
In machines, binary values can be represented magnetically by _________________________________.
positive and negative polarities
Any number can be represented as a _______ number.
binary
The decimal system's base is 10. The binary system's base is ____.
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Explain how to convert a digital number to a binary number.
Write the first sixteen digits of the hexadecimal system and their binary equivalent.
How many bits in binary does it take to represent one digit in hexadecimal?
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