Numeric Systems

Affiliation: Instituto Politécnico do Porto
Resolution: Group
Duration: Less than an hour, One to two hours, Two to four hours



This problem is intended to provide students with a basic understanding of how numeric systems, from binary to hexadecimal, work.

Learning Objectives

In the end, students will be able to: - Gain an initial acquaintance with the basis of numeric systems; - Understand binary numbers and the computer language. - Understand the importance of discipline and team work.


Why do we use a decimal system? Why do computers use a different numeric system? How can we use that system to represent everything?