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May 01 2008

Programming

Efficient storage and retrieval of boolean values using bitwise operations

Since each digit in a binary number is only composed of one of two possible values, 0 or 1, a binary number can be thought of as a series of switches. Each of these switches can be thought of as a TRUE or FALSE value if it is 1 or 0. So a binary number [...]

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May 01 2008

Math

Formatting decimal as binary

While most of the time you will see numbers in the decimal number system (using the digits 0 through 9), internally within your computer these numbers will be represented in binary. In the binary numeral system each number can only be composed of a sequence of two values: 0 or 1, ON or OFF, TRUE or [...]

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May 01 2008

Math | Tools

Number Base System Converter

Sometimes it is handy to be able to convert a number from one base to another, especially when working with bitwise operations. To help you in that endeavor I present the Base Converter: This movie requires Flash Player 9  

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