Number Systems and The Base-Ten System


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For the most part, humans use which number system?

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1. What is another name for base two?

2. Computers use which number system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How well do you understand number systems and the base-ten system? Find out by taking this interactive quiz or completing the accompanying worksheet! Multiple-choice questions can effectively gauge your grasp of number systems used by humans and computers and measure your ability to identify specific types of number systems based on their descriptions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using this quiz and worksheet, you can quickly find out how well you comprehend the following:

  • Number system used by humans
  • Another name for base two
  • Which number system computers use
  • System that has places of four, sixteen and sixty-four
  • System with places of five, twenty-five and one hundred twenty-five

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key phrases like base two
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number systems humans and computers use
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding number systems and their characteristics

Additional Learning

For a broader review of the concepts covered in this quiz and worksheet, feel free to study the lesson called Number Systems and The Base-Ten System. In no time, you will better understand the following:

  • How number systems are named
  • Only question computers are capable of answering
  • Number system deemed the standard