A binary number is a number that consists of just two digits: 0 and 1. The binary system is based on combinations of just these two digits. Understanding the binary system can help computer programmers and engineers to determine how to store data and execute commands with greater precision and efficiency.
Decimal numbers are a numeric system that is based on powers of 10. In decimal numbers, the digits to the left of the decimal point represent units, tens, hundreds, etc. The digits to the right of the decimal point represent tenths, hundredths, thousandths, etc.