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The binary number system is what makes digital computing possible. Binary numbers are repetitive series of 1's and 0's. The reason computers use the binary number system is because the computer uses digital switches that can only be set to on or off. These are represented by a 1 or 0. However, that is enough to represent any number. As a matter of science and theory, because anything in the world can be reduced to numbers, anything can be placed in a binary manner and be understood by computers.

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