Binary, Decimal and Hexadecimal for Beginners
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Binary, Decimal and Hexadecimal for Beginners

Data Representation
3.9 (28 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,503 students enrolled
Created by Ben Stolborg
Last updated 3/2018
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  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand Binary, Decimal and Hexadecimal Number Bases
  • Understand how computers represent instructions
  • Convert between number bases and complete binary arithmetic
  • Understand how to encode characters and represent images
Requirements
  • None
Description

This course considers the topics based around Computer Data representation. This includes covering different number bases, including practice in changing decimal to binary and hexadecimal. Binary arithmetic is also covered. Units of information, character encoding and representing images is also covered.

There is a lecture on each topic area, which includes example and practice questions where appropriate. A quiz is also provided within each section.


Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn about Binary, Hexadecimal and Data Representation
  • Students of Computer Science
Course content
Expand all 13 lectures 48:42
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:32

A brief introduction to the contents of the course

Preview 00:32
+ Number Bases
2 lectures 03:12

After this lecture, students will be able to understand some of the different number bases that are used and how these are defined.

Preview 01:50

This quiz will test your knowledge on number bases.

Number Bases Quiz
5 questions

After this lecture, students will understand why we use binary and hexadecimal, and some examples of where you can find hexadecimal.

Preview 01:22

This will test your knowledge of when and why we use Binary and Hexadecimal

Use of Binary and Hexadecimal
5 questions
+ Converting Between Number Bases
1 lecture 13:16

After this lecture, students will be able to convert between decimal, binary and hexadecimal. The lecture includes several questions to try on each topic.

Converting between the number bases.
13:16

This quiz will test your ability to convert between number bases.

Converting Between Number Bases
10 questions
+ Units of Information
1 lecture 03:29

After this lecture, students will understand the different computer units that we use and how to convert between each of these.

Preview 03:29

This quiz will test your knowledge on Units of Information

Units of Information
5 questions
+ Binary Arithmetic
2 lectures 11:18

After this lecture, students will be able to understand and carry out simple binary arithmetic. The lecture includes several example questions.

Binary Addition
06:23

This quiz will test your knowledge on binary addition

Binary Addition
5 questions

After this lecture, students will understand the effect of shifting a binary number places to the left or right. The lecture contains several example questions.

Binary Shifts
04:55

This quiz will test your knowledge of binary shifts

Binary Shifts
5 questions
+ Character Encoding
1 lecture 03:05

After this lecture, students will understand the reason for character encoding, some standard sets of characters, and how to determine some character codes.

Preview 03:05

This quiz will test your knowledge of character encoding?

Character Encoding
5 questions
+ Representing Images
3 lectures 07:49

After this lecture, students will understand some methods for representing graphics and images.

Understanding pixels and bitmaps
01:33

This quiz will test your knowledge of how to represent images.

Representing Images
5 questions

After this lecture, students will be able to calculate the file size for an image in bitmap form. The lecture includes several example questions.

Pixels, Colour Depth and File Size
04:37

This will test your knowledge of pixels, colour depth and file size

Pixels, Colour Depth and File Size
5 questions

After this lecture, students will understand how to represent an image in binary, and vice versa. The lecture includes several example questions.

Convert images into binary and back again
01:39
+ Representing Sound
1 lecture 04:35

After this lecture, students will understand how to convert an analogue signal to a digital signal and how to calculate file size. The lecture contains several example questions to try.

Converting from analogue to digital
04:35

This will test your knowledge of sound.

Representing Sound
5 questions
+ Data Compression
1 lecture 01:26

After this lecture, students will understand different types of compression and how run length encoding works.

What is, and how do we compress data?
01:26

This quiz will test your knowledge on data compression

Data Compression
5 questions