Different Ways to Represent Numbers
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Chad Lake  
Online paper that discusses and illustrates counting in bases other than 10; converting to decimal; the Snake Algorithm (the algorithm, summary of binarytodecimal Snake Algorithm, decimaltobinary Snake, extending the Snake to other bases, and summary of Snake Algorithm); and a shortcut for converting binary to bases of a power of 2.  


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Math Topics:  Number Sense/About Numbers 
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