# A CDE Definition

binary numbers

Numbers stored in pure binary form. Within one byte (8 bits), the values 0 to 255 can be held. Two contiguous bytes (16 bits) hold values from 0 to 65,535. See numbers and binary values.

**Binary and Binary Coded Decimal**

**How Numbers Are Stored**

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