# Question 5 (Conversion from decimal to Octal system … base 8)

Question 5 : Convert 824 into an equivalent number with base 8 (octal system).

a) ​$$(1471)_8$$​            b) ​$$(1470)_8$$​            c) ​$$(1370)_8$$​            d) ​$$(1411)_8$$

Solution:

To convert 824 into an equivalent number with base 8 we successively divide it with 8 as under;

Remainder terms of successive division are to be written from bottom to top as  ​$$(1470)_8$$

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