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Chapter 2: Binary Values and Number Systems
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Power of 2 Number System
This site explores the decimal, binary and hexadecimal number systems.
Visit the Understanding Decimal, Binary, Hexadecimal web site
Positional Notation
Stephen Wolfram writes an interesting piece on the history of mathematical notation on this site. He traces the development of notation through thousands of years of history in an easy to read overview.
Visit the Mathematical Notation: Past and Future web site
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