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MySQL | BIN method

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schedule Mar 10, 2022
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MySQL's BIN(~) method returns a string representation of the binary (base 2 format) of the input number.

Parameters

1. N | integer

The number to return the binary string for.

Return value

The binary string representation of the input number.

Examples

To return binary string representation of 35:

SELECT BIN(35);
+---------+
| BIN(35) |
+---------+
| 100011 |
+---------+

To return binary string representation of -35 (case of 64 bit machine):

SELECT BIN(-35);
+------------------------------------------------------------------+
| BIN(-35) |
+------------------------------------------------------------------+
| 1111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111011101 |
+------------------------------------------------------------------+

You can read more about how negative numbers are converted to binary here.

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