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Basics of storage concepts – for school students

Almost every book on computer applications at the school level skip the beauty of the mathematics behind it. In fact basic counting principles are very easy to understand & should be part of every curricula
Excluding it leaves the interesting & easy but important basic part
The concept of 2
Most of the computational data is stored & evaluated as binary numbers
Each digit of a binary number(base 2) is either 0 or 1(one less than the base of the system)
Why just 2 ?