What is 16 in the octal number system?


If you mean 16 is an octal number, and you want to convert to decimal, the answer is 16 = 1 x 8 + 6 = 14 decimal.

If you mean how do I represent 16 decimal in the octal numbering system (base 8), the answer is 20 (2 in the "eights" place).

Updated on April 3, 2018

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Why Is Binary Used in Electronics and Computers?
By Eugene Brennan