Thread: Converting decimal to binary

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    Converting decimal to binary

    I need to take a decimal base 10 number supplied by the user and convert it to binary. Is there an equation for this? What would the code look like?

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    There's a FAQ on bitwise operators you could always read. Or you could search the forum, since this gets asked all the time.

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    With "convert" you think about printing out the binary digits? If so, look up bitwise operators and/or the modulo operator.

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    Just code what you do on paper.
    input in decimal is x
    while x is greater than 0
    a is x%2
    store a in char array
    x is x/2
    increment array index
    end loop

    ***if your convert mean binary equivalent of decimal no.
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