Why are "1"s and "0"s used in computers?

The binary number system is used throughout the computing industry. But what is the origin of why the binary system is used in computing? Why not just use base 10. Here's a clue "TTL".

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    TTL means transistor-transistor logic. A TTL circuit can have two states, high or low, which correspond to 1 and 0.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Because electric and electronic circuits have two positions or states - on and off.

    And if your bio summary is true, why would you not know this or why would you ask such a question?

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    ur mums made up of 1 and 0s

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