Octal to Decimal

Octal to decimal conversion is the process of converting an octal number, which is represented using base 8 digits (0–7), to its equivalent decimal form.

To convert an octal number to decimal, you can use the following method:

  1. Start from the rightmost digit of the octal number.
  2. Multiply each digit by 8 raised to the power of its position (starting from 0 for the rightmost digit).
  3. Add up all the resulting values.

For example, to convert the octal number 34 (decimal: 28), 381 + 480 = 24 + 4 = 28

A more simple way to convert octal to decimal is to use a built-in function in most programming languages, like Python's int() function, which accepts a second argument as the base of the number, or by using any web conversion tools like Oumify. For example, you can use int("34", 8) to convert the octal number 34 to decimal.

Note that the decimal representation uses only digits 0–9 to represent numbers.


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