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change [tex]0.526_{10}[/tex] to octal(base 8) form

method: every time only the decimal part multiply by 8

[tex]\begin{array}{r}0.526\\ \times8\\\hline\\4.208\\ \times8\\\hline\\1.664\\ \times8\\\hline\\5.312\\ \times8\\\hline\\2.496\\\mbox{... goes on}\end{array}[/tex]

ans: 0.4152...

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# Why the method works? Change a decimal no. from denary(base 10) to octal(base 8)

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