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1. Base 16, aka hexadecimal, uses the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F as extra digits beyond the 0 through 9 used for decimal, representing 10-15. Converting to decimal the following hexadecimal number: ABCD.
2. '11001001' was the title of a Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, where the crew had to deal with four members of a computer-linked species, the Binars, whose names were 11, 00, 10, and 01. What is the decimal conversion of the binary number title?
3. Base 8, octal, was used by the PDP-1170 computer to represent its memory values on core dumps. What is the decimal conversion of the octal number 1170?
4. 'Schoolhouse Rock' had a song called 'Little Twelvetoes' which had an alien character with 6 fingers on each hand who could count by 12 as easily as we count by 10. If he counted to 100 in his base 12 (duodecimal), what would that be in decimal?
5. On computers that use 16-bit 'words', the highest unsigned integer using one word is 65,535. What is this number converted to base 2 (binary)?
6. Convert from binary to hexadecimal: 1000100010001000.
7. Now for some weird base conversions: 54321 base 6 is _____ base 10?
8. 99 base 11 = ____ base 10?
9. 1212 base 3 = ____ base 10?
10. 1234 base 5 = ____ base 10?
11. 5555 decimal = ____ base 10?
12. 80 base 10 = ____ base 3?
13. 32 base 10 = ___ base 16?
14. 7776 base 10 = ____ base 6?
15. 30 base 7 = ___ base 3?
16. AA base 16 = ___ base 8?
17. 48,813 base 10 = ____ base 16?
18. 1110111011101110 base 2 = ____ base 16?
19. 999 base 16 = ___ base 3
20. 3 base 10 = ___ base 12?
21. 22 base 5 = ___ base 2
22. FFFF base 16 = ____ base 10
23. 777 base 8 = ___ base 10?
24. 432432 base 5 = ____ base 10?
25. 8888 hexadecimal = ____ decimal?
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