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What is Binary code and why do computers use it .

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asked Aug 24 in CSC 211 (F17) by Thomas Ayele (631 points)

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Binary code is basically this:

10100011 100111010 10111010 10011011

The computer uses this kind of language because it is made of different parts which have only two states: ON and OFF. People found out that using only 1 for ON and 0 for OFF is the best way for computers to understand whatever we want them to do.

answered Aug 25 by Minh Ta (1,045 points)