Sep 9, 2018 0 Comments

BCD to Binary Converter is used to convert a Binary Coded Decimal number into Binary format

Background Information

A BCD can be converted to Binary in three steps:-

- Break the BCD into nibbles
- Convert each nibble into decimal digit
- Combine the digits to form the decimal number
- Convert the decimal number into binary

Let's say your BCD value is `100100010001`

and you want to convert it to it's Binary form.

**Step 1:**Break the BCD into nibbles:`1001`

`0001`

`0001`

**Step 2:**Convert each nibble into decimal digits`1001`

becomes`9`

`0001`

becomes`1`

`0001`

becomes`1`

**Step 3:**Combine the decimal digits:`911`

**Step 4:**Convert decimal to binary:`1110001111`

Binary Coded Decimal or BCD is a set of binary encodings for decimal numbers used in early digital computers. In BCD, a binary sequence is used to represent each digit of the source decimal number

Binary is the numeric system of computers. Computers are so dumb they only understand 0s and 1s. Binary numbers have a base of 2.

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