# BCD to Decimal Converter

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

#### Decimal To BCD Converter

Convert Decimal number to Binary Coded Decimal

Background Information

### Conversion from BCD to Decimal

A BCD can be converted to Decimal 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

#### Example BCD to Decimal Conversion

Let's say your BCD value is 100100010001 and you want to convert it to it's Decimal 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

### 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

### Decimal

Decimal is the numeric system most used by us humans. It comprises of 10 digits from 0 to 9.