Re: converting a number in base b to a number in base 10 using ^^ in Mathematica

*To*: mathgroup at yoda.physics.unc.edu*Subject*: Re: converting a number in base b to a number in base 10 using ^^ in Mathematica*From*: keiper*Date*: Thu, 26 Mar 92 15:33:00 CST

The parser has does some things in evaluating 2^^101. To get it to pass through the parser you need to manipulate strings: In[1]:= base2tobase10conversion[n_Integer] := ToExpression[StringJoin["2^^", ToString[n]]] In[2]:= base2tobase10conversion[101] Jerry B. Keiper keiper at wri.com