Decimal to BCD Converter

Updated: Sep 9, 2018

Decimal to BCD Converter is used to convert a Decimal number (Base-10) into Binary Coded Decimal format

Input: Paste Decimal numbers below (1 per line if multiple)



Conversion from Decimal to BCD

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

  1. Convert each decimal digit into nibble
  2. Combine the nibbles into Binary

Example Decimal to BCD Conversion

Let's say your Decimal value is 911 and you want to convert it to it's BCD form.

  1. Step 1: Convert decimal digits to nibble
    • 9 becomes 1001
    • 1 becomes 0001
    • 1 becomes 0001
  2. Step 2: Combine the nibbles into Binary to get your BCD number: 100100010001

Decimal

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

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

 

History

Jan 30, 2018
Tool Launched

Created: Jan 30, 2018
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