decimal number system in DLD Digital Logic Design

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil
Last modified on May 27th, 2019

What is decimal number system?

Decem is a latin word. Decem means ten. There are total 10 symbols in this numbers system from 0 to 9.

What are symbols in decimal number system?

Followings are the symbol  in decimal number system;

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Decimal number system is  positional number system. Position plays very important role in this system. For example;

1427  1472

1427 = (1*103) + (4*102) + (2*101) + (7*100)

1472 = (1*103) + (4*102) + (7*101) + (2*100)

Decimal number system is the most commonly used number system by the human being.

Decimal Binary Octal
0 000 0
1 001 1
2 010 2
3 011 3
4 100 4
5 101 5
6 110 6
7 111 7
Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil