Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 4 - Number Representation and Calculation - 4.2 Number Bases in Positional Systems - Exercise Set 4.2 - Page 227: 72


The number in the sentence is not “ten”, its binary number “one” “zero”, which is equivalent to “two” of base ten. Hence, the sentence read as “There are “one” “zero”\[\left( {{2}_{\operatorname{ten}}} \right)\]kinds of people in the world – those who understand binary and those who don’t”.
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