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Old 10-19-2010
Data Decimal to BCD (Binary Coded Decimal)

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:

Design an algorithm that accepts an input a decimal number and converts it into BCD (Binary Coded Decimal) representation. Also, draw its Flow Chart. Smilie

2. Relevant commands, code, scripts, algorithms:

UNIX

3. The attempts at a solution (include all code and scripts):

1:[enter the number]
read n
2:[find the length]
leng=length(n)
a=0
3:[perform the conversion]

for i=0 to leng-1
n1=n1%2[to take the right most digit]

for j=0 to 3
n2=n1%2[to take the reminder]
ans[a]=n2
a++
n1=n1/2
end for

n=n/10[to take the number except the right digit]
end for

[print the number]

fori=a-1 to 0
print ans[i]
end

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Old 12-07-2010
You can use the bc command to change bases. man bc to read up on obase.
Code:
#!/bin/bash

echo "Enter in an interger: "
read value
echo -n "Your result: "
echo "-obase=2; $value" | bc

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Old 12-07-2010
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