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I need to convert decimals to binary and binary to decimals but i get all the time wrong answers. I am not allowed to use bin and other built in statements in Pycharm that could help me to convert answer.

Python
```"""Converter."""

def dec_to_binary(dec: int) -> str:
"""
Convert decimal number into binary.

:param dec: decimal number to convert
:return: number in binary
"""
if dec > 1:
dec_to_binary(dec // 2)
print(dec % 2, end='')
return
def binary_to_dec(binary: str) -> int:
"""
Convert binary number into decimal.

:param binary: binary number to convert
:return: number in decimal
"""
decimal, i, n = 0, 0, 0
while (binary != 0):
dec = binary % 10
decimal = decimal + dec * pow(2, i)
binary = binary // 10
i += 1
print(decimal)

if __name__ == "__main__":
print(dec_to_binary(145))  # -> 10010001
print(dec_to_binary(245))  # -> 11110101
print(dec_to_binary(255))  # -> 11111111

print(binary_to_dec("1111"))  # -> 15
print(binary_to_dec("10101"))  # -> 21
print(binary_to_dec("10010"))  # -> 18```

What I have tried:

I have tried these codes but i usually get 2 decimals working, in the end it says for example 100011 and None...
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Updated 11-Sep-19 22:55pm
v2

Solution 1

Sure, I can just give you a full blowup solution, but I am not sure you will learn something. As it is very basic understanding of Python and programming, I think it is better to give you leads and a link to a good tutorial.
Python
```# Because of
print(dec_to_binary(145))  # -> 10010001
# and
print(binary_to_dec("1111"))  # -> 15
# you need to define functions with "return values" instead of print the partial result```

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Your code do not behave the way you expect, or you don't understand why !

There is an almost universal solution: Run your code on debugger step by step, inspect variables.
The debugger is here to show you what your code is doing and your task is to compare with what it should do.
There is no magic in the debugger, it don't know what your code is supposed to do, it don't find bugs, it just help you to by showing you what is going on. When the code don't do what is expected, you are close to a bug.
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The debugger is here to only show you what your code is doing and your task is to compare with what it should do.

v2

Solution 2

Try the following. You may need to modify some part of it to meet your own criteria, but it does the basics.
Python
```def binary_to_dec(binary: str) -> int:
"""
Uses the ord() builtin to get the numeric value of a character
Subtracting the ord('0') gets the integer value of the digit
"""
tot = 0;
for i in binary[:]:
num = ord(i) - ord('0')
tot *= 2
tot += num

def dec_to_binary(dec: int) -> str:
"""
Adds the ord('0') to 0 or 1 to get the value of the digit
and uses the chr() builtin to convert back to a character
"""
bin = ""
while dec != 0:
num = (dec & 1) + ord('0')
bin = chr(num) + bin
dec >>= 1
return bin```