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    GCD and base 16

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    Convert (11101)2 to base 16.

    Use the Euclidean algorithm to find gcd(34,21).

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    Convert (11101)2 to base 16.
    hexadecimal: The place values are 1, 16, 256, 4096 etc.; the digits used are 0 to F.
    Because sixteen is two to the power four, there is a nice relationship between binary and hexadecimal. Each hexadecimal digit takes four bits to represent, so you can split a binary number up into nybbles and convert each one separately, ...

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    This shows how to use the Euclidean algorithm