Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Write a program to convert binary string to decimal number

Parse the input string till end. On encountering a "1" compute power of 2 for the current position and add to a variable holding the result.

C++ program to convert binary string to decimal number

#include <iostream>
#include <cstring>
#include <cstdlib>
#include <cmath>
using namespace std;

int bin2dec(char* str) {
 int n = 0;
 int size = strlen(str) - 1;
        int count = 0;
 while ( *str != '\0' ) {
  if ( *str == '1' ) 
      n = n + pow(2, size - count );
  count++; 
  str++;
 }
 return n;
}

int main() {
 char* bin_str = "1100100";
 cout << bin2dec(bin_str) << endl;
}

Output:-
100

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