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Learning Exercise: Binary to Decimal

Binary to Decimal
Using the Decimal to Binary Chart, convert the following decimal numbers to binary. |128|64|32|16|8|4|2|1|
Course: Computer Repair/A+ Essentials


Submitted by:
Melissa Casner
Date Last Modified:
September 10, 2007


Remember, binary numbers are 8-bits. If the binary numbers in the assessment are less than 8 bits long, you have to pad the left side of the binary number with zeros, i.e. 10111 would be 00010111.



  • High School


Converting Decimal numbers to Binary using the Socratic Method.


Review Socratic Method of Decimal to Binary Numbers

Learning Objectives

To understand how a computer process 1's and 0's or on/off (1/0) switches of electrical current to transfer data bytes (8-bits) of data representing numbers and letters.

Type of Task

  • Group
  • Student-centered
  • Supervised


1) 1001010 2) 11010010 3) 00111001 4) 00000001 5) 1010 6) 11110 7) 11001 8) 10100 9) 10010 10) 100001 11) 100000 12) 1101001 13) 1001000 14) 11010110 15) 00111111 16) 01000001 17) 110 18) 11111 19) 11011 20) 10111

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