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Number Systems For Computer Scientists

31 Lessons
26 Quizzes
4 Playgrounds
266 Illustrations

Takeaway Skills

Differentiate between binary, hexadecimal and other number systems, and understand how to convert between them

Perform binary arithmetic

Understand fixed point notation

Learn how floating point representation works

Understand the basics of computer storage

Differentiate between binary, hexadecimal and other number systems, and understand how to convert between them

Perform binary arithmetic

Understand fixed point notation

Learn how floating point representation works

Understand the basics of computer storage

Course Overview

Get introduced to the number systems that are essential for computer scientists, and take a deep dive into binary representation. Learn how to represent and manipulate, positive, negative, and fractional numbers in binary, and learn how numbers are stored and represented in computers. ...

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Hands-on coding environments

You don’t get better at swimming by watching others. Coding is no different. Practice as you learn with live code environments inside your browser.

Faster than videos

Videos are holding you back. The average video tutorial is spoken at 150 words per minute, while you can read at 250. That‘s why our courses are text-based.

No set-up required

Start learning immediately instead of fiddling with SDKs and IDEs. It‘s all on the cloud.

Progress you can show

Built in assessments let you test your skills. Completion certificates let you show them off.

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