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Base Converter


Base Converter

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A JavaScript to convert numbers between several bases: binary, ternary, hexadecimal, decimal, octal, quintal
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: March 16, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 10, 2009
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Submitter: Bethany Gross


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Language: English
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Avatar for Ray Ewbank
13 years ago

Ray Ewbank (Student)

Was very impressed with the speed of the java script. Very easy to use.

Avatar for Benjamin Rice
13 years ago

Benjamin Rice (Student)

This is an excelent "short cut" page for individuals needing base conversions.
The short lesson on conversion techniques is interesting, but the real bang is
the JavaScript, no more reams of wasted scratch paper. The script, however,
does not provide functionality for decimal conversions, but this is only a minor