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

Background Information

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

- Convert each decimal digit into nibble
- Combine the nibbles into BCD

Let's say your Decimal value is `911`

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

**Step 1:**Convert decimal digits to nibble`9`

becomes`1001`

`1`

becomes`0001`

`1`

becomes`0001`

**Step 2:**Combine the nibbles to get your BCD number:`100100010001`

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

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

- Jan 30, 2018
- Tool Launched

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