Base and place

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Date
1955
Summary
Presents the characteristics, history, and applications of the binary system and emphasizes the basic principles of base and place in our system of numeration. Shows how numbers are represented in the binary system, its relationship to electronic digital computers, and how business applies the binary system through the use of Keysort cards. Mentions specific applications and sketches the historical contribution of Leibniz and Harriot to the binary system. Demonstrates the importance of base and place in our number system. Shows such functions as the role of ten and checking for the transposition of digits through division by nine. Features Phillip S. Jones.
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; University of Michigan Television
Genre
Educational
Subject
Binary system (Mathematics) ; Numeration.
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:29:50); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003265883; Other: GR00401950; MDPI Barcode: 40000003265883

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