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Why is binary code suitable for use with computers?

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January 16, 2012 8:50PM

Binary is well suited for computers because it only needs two symbols to represent numbers a 1 and a 0. In a computer a circuit can be in 2 states on and off hence in the simplest implementation"on" represents a 1 and "off" a 0.