# Binary Conversions

Learn more about binary conversions, including shortcuts, and practice working with the binary converter tool.

Decimal numbers are more intuitive and easier for humans to understand. Similarly, binary numbers are the fundamental representation of data in computing systems. Converting binary to decimal facilitates communication between computers and humans and enables compatibility with decimal-based systems and operations.

## Binary to decimal conversion

We know that the binary system has place values that are powers of $2$. These values act as weights for the digits (0 or 1) in those positions. Let’s go through binary to decimal conversion using the example below.

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