# BCD to Binary Converter

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

#### Binary To BCD Converter

Convert Binary number to Binary Coded Decimal

Background Information

### Conversion from BCD to Binary

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

1. Break the BCD into nibbles
2. Convert each nibble into decimal digit
3. Combine the digits to form the decimal number
4. Convert the decimal number into binary

#### Example BCD to Binary Conversion

Let's say your BCD value is 100100010001 and you want to convert it to it's Binary form.

1. Step 1: Break the BCD into nibbles: 1001 0001 0001
2. Step 2: Convert each nibble into decimal digits
• 1001 becomes 9
• 0001 becomes 1
• 0001 becomes 1
3. Step 3: Combine the decimal digits: 911
4. Step 4: Convert decimal to binary: 1110001111

### Binary Coded Decimal

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

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