General Terms

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An Array
is a set of data items of the same type grouped together using a single identifier. Each of the data items is addressed by the variable name and a subscript.
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Binary-Coded Decimal
is a coding system in which each decimal digit is represented by a nibble.
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Octal
is the number system using base 8. To convert from binary, split into 3-bit groups. Each group can only add up to 7. Not often used.
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Hexadecimal
is the number system using base 16. It uses 0-9 and A to F. To convert from binary, split the byte into to nibbles and work out the value of each nibble, this creates a value such as 7B.
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Binary
is the number system using base 2. Used mainly for arithmetic.
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is a coding system in which each decimal digit is represented by a nibble.

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Binary-Coded Decimal

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is the number system using base 8. To convert from binary, split into 3-bit groups. Each group can only add up to 7. Not often used.

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is the number system using base 16. It uses 0-9 and A to F. To convert from binary, split the byte into to nibbles and work out the value of each nibble, this creates a value such as 7B.

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is the number system using base 2. Used mainly for arithmetic.

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