Homework 3.

Short Description:

Terms and ideas from the end of chapter 2.


When you finish this homework, you should have:

Formal Description

Please start a word document and answer/respond to the following.
  1. Why are algorithms important to computer science?
  2. Explain/describe the algorithm for converting from base 10 to any other base.
  3. Convert the following to binary. Please show your work. If you wish, you can work these out by hand and insert a picture of your solution. Please do this as you will be required to solve this type of problem on the test. You should check your answers with an on-line calculator.
    1. 21
    2. 118
  4. Convert the following binary numbers to octal/hex
    1. $101111010001_2$
    2. $1000111_2$
  5. Convert the following to binary
    1. $173_8$
    2. $1F8C_{16}$

Required Files

A single word document containing the answers to the questions and prompts. Please submit a word document, documents in other formats will receive a reduction in points.


Submit the assignment to the D2L folder Homework 3 by the due date.