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convert/binary

convert to binary form

 Calling Sequence convert(n, binary)

Parameters

 n - decimal number

Description

 • The function convert/binary'' converts a decimal number n to a binary number.  The number may be either positive or negative, and may be either an integer or a floating-point number.  In the case of a floating-point number, an optional third argument determines the total number of digits of precision in the answer (the default being Digits).
 • The binary number is returned as a base 10 number consisting of the digits 1 and 0 only.

Examples

 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(123,\mathrm{binary}\right)$
 ${1111011}$ (1)
 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(-5,\mathrm{binary}\right)$
 ${-}{101}$ (2)
 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(12.34,\mathrm{binary}\right)$
 ${1100.010101}$ (3)
 > $\mathrm{convert}\left(\mathrm{evalf}[16]\left(\mathrm{π}\right),\mathrm{binary},53\right)$
 ${11.001001000011111101101010100010001000010110100010111}$ (4)