Octal to BCD Converter is used to convert a Octal number (Base-8) into Binary Coded Decimal format

**Output:** BCD numbers

Convert Binary Coded Decimal number to Octal

View Tool### Conversion from Octal to BCD

A Octal can be converted to BCD using these steps:-

- Convert the Octal number into Decimal
- Convert each decimal digit into nibble
- Combine the nibbles into BCD

#### Example Octal to BCD Conversion

Let's say your Octal value is `1617`

, and you want to convert it to its bcd form.

**Step 1:**Convert input to Decimal:`911`

**Step 2:**Convert decimal digits to nibble`9`

becomes`1001`

`1`

becomes`0001`

`1`

becomes`0001`

**Step 3:**Combine the nibbles to get your BCD number:`100100010001`

### Octal

Octal number system is composed of digits from 0 to 7. It has a base of 8 hence the name Octal.

### 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

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