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21:06 Dec 15, 2005
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English term or phrase: Pronouncing binary numbers
How do you say/pronounce binary numbers out loud?

Seeing the binary number 111 in print and saying "seven" outloud is actually converting it to base 10 first, not what was written.

Saying "one one one" does not seem correct either. In base 10, if someone is 35 years old we say "thirty five" year old, not "three five" years old.

I am looking for the binary equivalent to our developed words for base 10 numbers (like thirty, thousand, million, etc). I assume there is no standard yet, but if there were, what should it be, and how structured? Here are some links to consider:

http://butunclebob.com/ArticleS.UncleBob.PronouncingBinary

http://www.pims.math.ca/pi/current/page18-19.pdf

(not for points question)
xxxrbta
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