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Digital Literacy Computer Basics Computer Basics Data

What is a binary?

It was mentioned a lot in the video

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,654 Points

Binary means "two things".

For computers, it usually refers to values represented with two states, generally designated with the numbers "0" and "1".

Later in the course you will see how numbers are converted into a binary representation for storage in memory devices.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,654 Points

If you look at the "breadcrumbs" at the top of the page (on the same line as the "Watch Video" button) you'll see this question was asked from the Computer Basics course in the Digital Literacy topic.