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Default Correction on page 31

Phu Le reported:

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I was wondering if this might be an error in your "Essential Algorithms" book.

Chapter 2, page 31, first paragraph: It says, "in this example, heads, heads, heads gives the result 111 binary or 8 decimal".

Shouldn't 111 in binary be 7 in decimal, and not 8?
Oops! You're right. The value 111 in binary is 7 not 8. Thanks for pointing this out!
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