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Binary Notation


Date: 8/28/96 at 19:9:36
From: Ashley Harrison
Subject: Binary Notation

In decimal notation, write the smallest five digit number 


Date: 8/28/96 at 22:16:20
From: Doctor Robert
Subject: Re: Binary Notation

If you exclude the writing of leading zeros the way some computers do, 
then the smallest five-digit number would be 10000.  

If leading zeros are allowed, then 00000 would be the smallest number.

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