# Convert Octal to Decimal

## Conversion form

This form allows you convert Octal to Decimal:

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## About Octal conversion to Decimal number

#### What is Octal?

Octal refers to the base-8 numbering system. It comes from the Latin word for eight. An octal number system consists of eight single-digit numbers: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. The number after 7 is 10. The number after 17 is 20 and so forth.

In computing environments, it is commonly used as a shorter representation of binary numbers by grouping binary digits into threes. The chmod command in Linux or UNIX uses octal to assign file permissions.

#### What is Decimal?

Decimal is a way of writing numbers where each digit represents the different power of 10 .It also needs a decimal point "dot" to separate the fractional and integral parts of decimal number. The value of a digit according to the place of the digit in a number is known as the place value of that digit. The decimal number system is based on the preceding "Powers of 10", each place value is divided by 10 when you move right from the decimal point.

#### About Octal conversion to Decimal

The Convert Octal to Decimal was created for online converting Octal numbers into Decimal numbers.

#### How it Works?

Just paste your Octal numbers to the textarea above and click to the button "Convert" and you will get Decimal numbers in the next textarea.