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The short comic “Count like a Computer” is designed to teach students how to count binary numbers using their fingers, similar to how they count decimal numbers. However in the case of binary, it is possible to count from 0 to 31 using a single hand and from 0 to 1023 using 2 hands. The idea behind this is that students learn the concept behind the vales of the location of a bit in a binary number.
I think that it can be very useful in the introduction of the topic as it may interest students since it contains different images in the form of a comic. A quick read through this simple comic may help students understand binary better, especially when they are first introduced to it as it may prove to be a bit of a challenge for a student to understand the different number system. Besides this, the comic may also provide a different pace from the usual lessons as is not very common for an important concept to be explained through a comic. Therefore I think that it could be something which can be useful for the students understanding of the topic.
Link to comic: http://www.instructables.com/id/Binary-Counting/
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