# Convert Decimal to Octal

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## What is Decimal?

The decimal number system separates digits with a decimal point and has them represent different powers of 10. The value of a digit determines by its place in the number, called its place value. As you move right from the decimal point, the place value of each digit decreases by a factor of 10 based on the preceding powers of 10. For converting from Decimal to Octal numbers you can use our online Convert Decimal to Octal free tool.

## What is Octal?

Octal is a numbering system that comprises eight single-digit numbers, namely 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. The term “octal” derives from the Latin word for eight. In octal, the number after 7 (which means 8) represents 10, after 15 (which means 16) represents 20, and so on. In computing, octal often uses as a shorter way of representing binary numbers by grouping binary digits into sets of three. Additionally, the chmod command in Linux or UNIX operating systems employs octal to assign file permissions.

## How to Convert Decimal to Octal online?

You can easily transfer your Decimal numbers to Octal using an online Convert Decimal to Octal free tool that is available for everyone. This tool is user-friendly and efficient, making the conversion process quick and easy. Use our Decimal to Octal converter online tool, all you need to do is follow a few simple steps:

• Paste the decimal numbers in the given textarea above.
• Click on the “Convert” button.
• The next textarea will display the Converted result (Octal numbers).

Moreover, you can see related free Online Converter Tools.

## Example of Decimal Converter to Octal

Decimal Numbers:

``10101010``

To obtain the digits from the remainder, divide by the base 8:

The Convert Decimal to Octal tool will display:

``46420422``