Equivalent Binary Digits
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Equivalent Binary Digits
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1. The number of binary places
required to handle the largest quantity which can be handled in some other notation. For
instance 3.323 binary digits are required to convey information equivalent to
that conveyed by one decimal digit.
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2. The number of places required to express in binary
notation a quantity in some other notation.
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References
This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use