How to Convert an Integer to Binary in Python
In programming languages like Python, numbers are represented in many different formats, like decimal, binary, hexadecimal, and octal.
Sometimes, you need to convert a number from one format to another.
In this post, we'll learn how to convert an integer to binary in Python.
To convert an integer to binary in Python, you can use the built-in function for that,
Just pass in the integer you want to convert to binary and it will return a string with the binary representation of that number.
Let's give it a try using the number
integer = 10 binary = bin(integer) print(binary)
Another way to convert an integer to binary is to use the
This method does the same thing as
bin() but will remove the prefix
0b from the string.
integer = 10 binary = format(integer, "b") print(binary)
This function can format the number in many other formats if you want, but we're showing you the binary format here since that's what the post is about.
In this post, we learned how to format an integer to binary in Python.
You have two main ways, either using the
bin() function or the
The only main difference is that
bin() will return a string with the prefix
0b while the
format() method will remove the prefix
Thanks for reading and happy coding!
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