Assignment: #BlytheCA |
Due: 03/08/02018 |
Points: 3 |

This note contains driving directions between Tempe, Arizona, and Blythe, California, using the binary (base-2) number system.

From Guadalupe and Price roads in Tempe, drive north

110miles on_{2}Loop-Binary5. Go west about1010miles on_{2}Loop-11001010until it merges into_{2}I-Binary2. Head west onI-Binary2for approximately10010010miles to Blythe, California._{2}Note: The notation

Binary8implies to write8in base-2 (i.e.1000). Another example:Binary3implies to write3in base-2 (i.e.11).## Exercises

Rewrite the driving directions using decimal (base-10) numbers rather than binary numbers.

Record, in binary (base-2), the total miles driven round-trip Tempe to Blythe to Tempe.

The

Loop-101that is just west of the SCC campus would be theLoop-______if101(base-10) was converted into octal.

## Update::13 March 2018

Compufoo's Pi Day 2018 celebration took him to Blythe, California, and he found a great breakfast burrito spot and an outstanding mural.