Homework 2.

Short Description:

Answer questions and solve problems relating to chapter 1.


When you finish this homework, you should have:

Formal Description

Please answer/address the following items in a word document.
  1. (1 point each) Conversions :
    1. Convert $101101_2$ to decimal. Show your work.
    2. Convert $101101_2$ to hexadecimal. Show your work.
    3. Convert $afc3_{16}$ to binary. Show your work.
  2. (2 points) How many symbols would be required to represent a number in base 3? Why?
  3. (1 point each) Encoding
    1. Encode the string "Good Job!" in ASCII (give the sequence of hex values)
    2. Convert the sequence of hex ASCII values to a string: "32 20 42 20 6f 72 20 6e 6f 74 20 32 20 42"
    3. Convert the binary sequence to characters "100000100101011". You should start by converting it to hex. Show your work.
  4. (1 point) Memory contains "100000100101011", what does this represent? (This is a trick question)
  5. (3 points) Provide a definition for "computer" Explain the relevant parts of your definition.
  6. (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.


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