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    decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

    How do I convert the deciaml fraction 1/256 to binary , octal, and hexadecimal?

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    Re: decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

    Hi, the definition of fraction extends the definition of integer naturally.
    the number abc.de in base A is
    a * A^2 + b * A^1 + c * A^0 + d * A^-1 + e * A^-2
    where the digits abcde take values from 0,1,2,...,A-1
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    Re: decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

    The crucial point here is that 256= 2^8.
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