# Homework 2.

### Short Description:

Answer questions and solve problems relating to chapter 1.

### Goals

When you finish this homework, you should have:
- Explored the concepts presented in chapter 1.

### Formal Description

Please answer/address the following items in a word document.
- (1 point each) Conversions :
- Convert $101101_2$ to decimal. Show your work.
- Convert $101101_2$ to hexadecimal. Show your work.
- Convert $afc3_{16}$ to binary. Show your work.

- (2 points) How many symbols would be required to represent a number in base 3? Why?
- (1 point each) Encoding
- Encode the string "Good Job!" in ASCII (give the sequence of hex values)
- Convert the sequence of hex ASCII values to a string: "32 20 42 20 6f 72 20 6e 6f 74 20 32 20 42"
- Convert the binary sequence to characters "100000100101011". You should start by converting it to hex. Show your work.

- (1 point) Memory contains "100000100101011", what does this represent? (This is a trick question)
- (3 points) Provide a definition for "computer" Explain the relevant parts of your definition.
- (3 points) Draw the simplified waterfall method described in class. Explain why you would have to go "up" the waterfall at any step.

### Required Files

A single word document with the questions and answers to each question.
### Submission

Submit the assignment to the D2L folder Homework 2 by the due date.