Math Help - decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

1. decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

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

Thanks for your reply's

2. 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

3. Re: decimal fraction to base two, eight and sixteen

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