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    56 in Binary

    Decimal 56 in binary conversion provides the detailed information on what is the binary equivalent of (56)10, and the step-by-step work for how to convert the decimal (base-10) number 56 to its binary (base-2) equivalent.

    (56)10 in binary is equal to:
    (56)10 = (?)2
    Perform successive MOD-2 operation for decimal 56, and mark the initial remainder as LSB and the final remainder as MSB as like the below.

    56 MOD-2     56 / 2 = 28  Remainder is 0 → LSB
    28 MOD-2     28 / 2 = 14  Remainder is 0
    14 MOD-2     14 / 2 = 7  Remainder is 0
    7 MOD-2     7 / 2 = 3  Remainder is 1
    3 MOD-2     3 / 2 = 1  Remainder is 1
    1 MOD-2     1 / 2 = 0  Remainder is 1 → MSB
    Arrange the remainders from MSB to LSB forms the binary equivalent of 56.
    5610 = 1110002

    Hence,
    56 in binary is 111000

    where,
    5610 is the given decimal number,
    10 in 5610 represents the base-10 or decimal number system,
    1110002 is the binary equivalent of the decimal 41,
    2 in 1110002 represents the base-2 or binary number system.

    Important Notes: (56)10 in Binary
    The below are some of the important notes to be remembered while converting the base-10 number 56 into a binary number.
    1. The initial or first remainder while performing MOD-2 operation for 56 is a Least Significant Bit (LSB).
    2. The last remainder while performing MOD-2 operation for 56 is a Most Significant Bit (MSB).
    3. The remainders of MOD-2 operation for 56 should be written from MSB to LSB to form the binary equivalent for the given decimal number (56)10.

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