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    Convert base 10 number into base 8 representation

    okay I got another similar question change 121_{10} to base 8
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    Quote Originally Posted by requal View Post
    okay I got another similar question change 121_{10} to base 8
    121_{10} = 1 \times 8^0 + 7 \times 8^1 + 1 \times 8^2 \, ....
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    okay maybe im a bit stupid but I dont get your explanation??
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    Quote Originally Posted by requal View Post
    okay maybe im a bit stupid but I dont get your explanation??
    If I said that 121_{10} = 171_{8} would you see why?
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    Quote Originally Posted by requal View Post
    okay maybe im a bit stupid but I dont get your explanation??
    Do you know what "base 8" means?
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