Hi Karthik, In Java language you can do that using he methods toOctalString(),toHexString(),toBinaryString methods of the Integer and Long classes. Or are you looking for the general rules of conversion?
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Hi sekar, I understand that ,...I am looking for general method of conversion ..exam point of view..if they ask like whats the hexadecimal equivalent for some particular decimal..stuff like that... karthik
to convert a decimal to octal : say the decimal number was 70 - 70/8 = 8, remainder = 6 - 8/8 = 1, remainder = 0 - 1/8 = 0, remainder = 1 therefore, octal eqv of 70 is 0106, u can recheck this by 0*8^3 + 1*8^2 + 0*8^1 + 6*8^0 = 0+64+0+6 = 70 to convert a decimal to hexadecimal: say the decimal number is 125 - 125/16 = 7, remainder = D(13) - 7/16 = 0, remainder = 7 therefore, hexadecimal equivalent of 125 is 7D, u can recheck this by 7*16^1 + 13*16^0 = 112+13 = 125. hope this helped!!
Karthik- What you are asking is a very general question, I did a google search for you and came up with lots of hits, they are all worth checking. How to convert between different base types If you have a more specific question, we will gladly answer it.
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