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How to add base-six numbers?

by PotentialE
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PotentialE
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Mar5-12, 02:26 PM
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Express the sum 3546 + 4326 as a base-six number

I leaned this very briefly last year but I can't remember at all! just a brief walk-through on how to do base conversions and add base-six numbers please
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Express the sum 3546 + 4326 as a base-six number

I leaned this very briefly last year but I can't remember at all! just a brief walk-through on how to do base conversions and add base-six numbers please
It's pretty much the same as base-10 addition, except that 3 + 3 = 106, 3 + 4 = 116, and so on. For both these additions you have to carry 1 to the next place.


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