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Re: Simple Problem ??

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  • Subject: [mg39234] Re: [mg39226] Simple Problem ??
  • From: "Mihajlo Vanevic" <mvane at eunet.yu>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 00:10:59 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try

base = 2; number = 11111111;

ToExpression[ToString@Evaluate@base <> "^^" <> ToString@Evaluate@number]

or

FromDigits[IntegerDigits@number, base]




Regards,				 
         Mihajlo Vanevic
         mvane at EUnet.yu
         2003-02-04

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*    At 2003-02-04, 02:23:00 
*        AON NEWS, frodo.biggins at gmx.net (nospam)  wrote:
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>Hi
>it seems I have a simple problem, but I cannot find a (simple)solution:
>
>if I type 2^^1000111 mathematica calculates the correct dec. number
>
>but if I type: base=2; number=1000111; base^^number  all I get is a error
>message ???
>
>So a function Convert[number_,base_] for base convertions cannot work ...
>Any ideas
>Thx
>Werner
>--
>
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>http://edvowww.htlwrn.ac.at/cyx
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