Binary Representation Topic 2.1.5 / Core
- the terms bit, byte, binary, denary/decimal, hexadecimal;
- the way in which data is represented in a computer (strings, integers, characters and colours);
- the space taken by data, e.g. the relation between the hexadecimal representation of colours and the number of colours available;
- is binary a universal language?
- comparison of the number of characters needed in the Latin alphabet with those in Arabic and Asian languages: the need for Unicode.