Provided by: The International Journals of Engineering & Sciences (IJENS)
Date Added: Jun 2011
A number system is a set of rules and symbols used to represent a number, or any system used for naming or representing numbers is a number/numeral system. The modern society is familiar with decimal number system using ten digits. However digital devices and computers use binary number system instead of decimal, using only two digits i.e. 0 and 1 based on the fundamental concept of the decimal number system. Various other number systems also used this fundamental concept of decimal number system i.e. octal system and hexadecimal number system using eight and sixteen digits respectively.