toString() method and specifying the base as 2. Here's how you can accomplish this:
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const number = 42; const binaryString = number.toString(2);
In this example,
number.toString(2) converts the
number to a binary string representation. The resulting
binaryString will contain the binary representation of the number as a string.
If you want to ensure that the binary string has a specific number of bits, you can use the
padStart() method to add leading zeros:
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const number = 42; const binaryString = number.toString(2).padStart(8, '0');
In this case,
binaryString will be a string with a length of 8 characters, filled with leading zeros to ensure a consistent number of bits.
Keep in mind that the
toString() method converts the number to a string in the specified base, including binary. The resulting binary string will contain only
It's worth noting that the binary string representation is useful for certain operations like bitwise operations or when working with binary data. However, for general purpose usage, you typically work with numbers in their numeric form and convert them to a binary string representation as needed.