Binary Birthday Bracelets

Binary numbers are essential to the functioning of common, digital, electronic devices but are usually well hidden! Learning about binary numbers (base 2) incorporates number sense, exponents, and the conversion of numbers between different bases.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Grades 6-8
  • Math
Tags: Expressions & Equations, Number System
Grades covered: Grades 6–8
Topics: Factors, Problem Solving, Number Systems, Place Value, Exponents, Binary Numbers

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