Just a minute: Binary and Number Systems
5. Sequence of Powers in Position CoefficientsLooking for patterns is a key to understanding aspects of mathematics. Here I ask you to consider the powers of ten associated with position coefficients of denary numbers. Identifying the pattern will help with an understanding of other number systems such as binary and hexadecimal.
ExerciseWhat do you notice about the sequence of powers associated with the position coefficient format associated with the number 5892 as illustrated below:

Exercise SolutionNote: Pressing the letter f on the keyboard alternates the video back and forth to full screen.
