Octal to BCD Converter

Updated: Sep 9, 2018

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

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



Conversion from Octal to BCD

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

  1. Convert the Octal number into Decimal
  2. Convert each decimal digit into nibble
  3. Combine the nibbles into Binary

Example Octal to BCD Conversion

Let's say your Octal value is 1617 and you want to convert it to it's BCD form.

  1. Step 1: Convert input to Decimal: 911
  2. Step 2: Convert decimal digits to nibble
    • 9 becomes 1001
    • 1 becomes 0001
    • 1 becomes 0001
  3. Step 3: Combine the nibbles into Binary 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

 
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