# Math

posted by Lisa

Can someone help me understand how to convert numbers to base numbers. Such as....
1. 40 to base two
2. 502 to base eight
3. 42 to base five

I have researched the web and cannot find a site that explains it in normal english! Any help would be appreciated.

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