Get introduced to the number systems that are essential for computer scientists, and take a deep dive into binary representation. Learn how to represent and manipulate, positive, negative, and fractional numbers in binary, and learn how numbers are stored and represented in computers. The only background this course requires is grade-school arithmetic. No programming knowledge is needed.
Differentiate between binary, hexadecimal and other number systems, and understand how to convert between them
Perform binary arithmetic
Understand fixed point notation
Learn how floating point representation works
Understand the basics of computer storage