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Exercise: 16 bit numbers (words) are commonly used in digitization and computers. What are the place values for the first 16 places in a binary number? Fill in the blanks in this table:

Power of 2 Base 10 (decimal) Value
0
1
1
21=2
2
22=4
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
28=256
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
212=4096
13
213=8192
14
214=16384
15
215=32768
   
 

 

 

 

 

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