# ch 2.txt

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1. Information may be reduced to its fundamental state by means of _____________.
binary numbers
2. 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.
3. In machines, binary values are represented by high and low ____________.
voltages
4. In machines, binary values can be represented magnetically by _________________________________.
positive and negative polarities
5. Any number can be represented as a _______ number.
binary
6. The decimal system's base is 10. The binary system's base is ____.
2
7. Explain how to convert a digital number to a binary number.
8. Write the first sixteen digits of the hexadecimal system and their binary equivalent.
9. How many bits in binary does it take to represent one digit in hexadecimal?
4
 Author: dimeng ID: 294516 Card Set: ch 2.txt Updated: 2015-02-01 17:40:41 Tags: cs111 Folders: diane,cs111 Description: diane cs111 ch2 Show Answers: