Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

Addition of Binary Numbers

 

1 + 0 =  1 -- No surprise.
 
1 + 1 =  10 -- Don't forget to carry!
 
1 + 1 + 1 =  11  

Can 1 + 11 = 100? Yes, if numbers are binary!


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Last updated April 12, 2000.
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