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Introduction
The aim of this report is to identify the applications of
some of the Mathematical concepts discussed in
Computing Mathematics.

Number systems
We explore numerous number systems from different
parts of the world and then focus our attention on
binary and hexadecimal codes.

We explain how binary is used in every day life, how a
transistor works and what happens if binary takes over
the world.

Then we look at an ASCII table and introduce
hexadecimals. We also look at how colour codes can be
represented in hexadecimal.
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some website URLs have
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character. Looking at the
ASCII chart we see that
'space' is indeed
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