# All Your Base in Ruby

#### Convert a number, represented as a sequence of digits in one base, to any other base.

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exercism fetch ruby all-your-base
``` |

# All Your Base

Convert a number, represented as a sequence of digits in one base, to any other base.

Implement general base conversion. Given a number in base **a**,
represented as a sequence of digits, convert it to base **b**.

## Note

- Try to implement the conversion yourself. Do not use something else to perform the conversion for you.

## About Positional Notation

In positional notation, a number in base **b** can be understood as a linear
combination of powers of **b**.

The number 42, *in base 10*, means:

(4 * 10^{1)} + (2 * 10^{0)}

The number 101010, *in base 2*, means:

(1 * 2^{5)} + (0 * 2^{4)} + (1 * 2^{3)} + (0 * 2^{2)} + (1 * 2^{1)} + (0 * 2^{0)}

The number 1120, *in base 3*, means:

(1 * 3^{3)} + (1 * 3^{2)} + (2 * 3^{1)} + (0 * 3^{0)}

I think you got the idea!

*Yes. Those three numbers above are exactly the same. Congratulations!*

For installation and learning resources, refer to the exercism help page.

For running the tests provided, you will need the Minitest gem. Open a terminal window and run the following command to install minitest:

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```
gem install minitest
``` |

If you would like color output, you can `require 'minitest/pride'`

in
the test file, or note the alternative instruction, below, for running
the test file.

Run the tests from the exercise directory using the following command:

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```
ruby all_your_base_test.rb
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To include color from the command line:

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```
ruby -r minitest/pride all_your_base_test.rb
``` |

## Submitting Incomplete Solutions

It's possible to submit an incomplete solution so you can see how others have completed the exercise.