# Convert decimal number 143 to binary number system. How many significant zeros does the resulting number contain?

September 14, 2020 | Education

| Let’s represent the number 143 as a sum of powers of two: 143 = 128 + 8 + 2 + 4 + 1. Now let’s translate each of the terms into a binary number system and add the results: 128 = 10000000, 8 = 1000, 4 = 100, 2 = 10, 1 = 1. Therefore, 143 (10) = 10001111 (2)

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