converting bases

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    converting bases

    how would i convert a number of one base into the same number in a different base for example how would i get a 10 in base of 4 to the 4 it is in a base of 10?
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    What do you mean, "base"?
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    well, our number system is in a base of ten it only has ten possible digits in a base of four it goes 0,1,2,3,10 using only four digits. i need to know how to convert them
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    So, what are the four digits of the 4 based system?
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    _itoa() will convert an integer to a string and allows you to specify the base, or you could do something like -

    int a= 5;
    int base = 4;

    int b = a/base*10 + a%base;
    //b will contain 11 in this case
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