created: 07/04/96;
2^{nd} edition: 03/20/01;
corrected: 09/19/01; audio: 12/12/03; revised 05/19/2015

Patterns of bits can represent many different things. Anything that can be represented with symbols of any kind can be represented with bit patterns. This chapter shows how bit patterns are used to represent integers.

- Numbers and representations of numbers.
- Positional representation of integers.
- Decimal representation.
- Binary representation.
- Converting representations.

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