# How do you convert an IP address to a decimal?

## How do you convert an IP address to a decimal?

The computer views the IP addresses as binary code, so to convert the code to decimal format, a mathematical equation must be used. Convert the binary to decimal by placing a value of 0 on all the 0 bits in the number. 1s get a value of 2 to the power of the bit’s location.

What is binary to decimal IP address?

In binary notation, all four octets are written in binary format. In decimal notation, all four octets are written in decimal format. A decimal equivalent value of the bits is used in each octet….Converting decimal number in binary number.

Operation In Decimal In Binary
Skip Skip position value Set bit to 0

### How do you convert binary notation to dotted-decimal notation?

In the dotted-decimal notation, periods are used to divide the four octets. In the binary notation, spaces are used to separate the four octets. If you want to convert a binary number to a decimal number, add the value of each bit position set to 1.

How do you write a subnet mask in binary?

For example, to write the IPv4 address 192.168. 42.23 with a subnet mask of 255.255. 255.0 in slash notation: Convert the subnet mask to binary….IPv4.

255.255.255.248 /29
255.255.255.252 /30
255.255.255.254 /31
255.255.255.255 /32

## How do I find the subnet mask of an IP address?

1. In the Windows search fields, type cmd, to open command prompt.
2. Press Enter.
3. Type ipconfig/all press Enter.