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# C Exercises: Convert a decimal number to binary

## C Recursion : Exercise-11 with Solution

Write a program in C to convert a decimal number to binary using recursion.

Sample Solution:

C Code:

#include<stdio.h>

long convertBinary(int);

int main()
{
long biNo;
int decNo;

printf("\n\n Recursion : Convert decimal number to binary :\n");
printf("---------------------------------------------------\n");

printf(" Input any decimal number : ");
scanf("%d",&decNo);

biNo = convertBinary(decNo);//call the function convertBinary
printf(" The Binary value of decimal no. %d is : %ld\n\n",decNo,biNo);
return 0;
}
long convertBinary(int decNo)
{
static long biNo,r,fctor = 1;

if(decNo != 0)
{
r = decNo % 2;
biNo = biNo + r * fctor;
fctor = fctor * 10;
convertBinary(decNo / 2);//calling the function convertBinary itself recursively
}
return biNo;
}

Sample Output:

Recursion : Convert decimal number to binary :
---------------------------------------------------
Input any decimal number : 66
The Binary value of decimal no. 66 is : 1000010

Flowchart:

C Programming Code Editor:

#include<stdio.h>

long convertBinary(int);

int main()
{
long biNo;
int decNo;

printf("\n\n Recursion : Convert decimal number to binary :\n");
printf("---------------------------------------------------\n");

printf(" Input any decimal number : ");
scanf("%d",&decNo);

biNo = convertBinary(decNo);//call the function convertBinary
printf(" The Binary value of decimal no. %d is : %ld\n\n",decNo,biNo);
return 0;
}
long convertBinary(int decNo)
{
static long biNo,r,fctor = 1;

if(decNo != 0)
{
r = decNo % 2;
biNo = biNo + r * fctor;
fctor = fctor * 10;
convertBinary(decNo / 2);//calling the function convertBinary itself recursively
}
return biNo;
}

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