Octal number 12 is equal to the decimal number

Octal number 12 is equal to the decimal number

Right Answer is:

10

SOLUTION

The octal number system has a base of eight, meaning that it has eight possible digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7.

Octal to decimal conversion: Following procedure is adapted to convert a given octal integer into its equivalent decimal number:

Write the octal number, i.e., all its digits in a row. Now 12 in base 8 is equal to each digit multiplied with its corresponding 8n:

128 = 1 × 81 + 2 × 80  = 1010 

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