What is packed BCD and unpacked BCD

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What is packed BCD and unpacked BCD
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Packed BCD numbers are stored two digits to a byte in 4 bit groups referred as nibbles
Ex:86 in unpacked BCD there is only one digit per byte Ex: 08, 06
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Can u explain more please
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Decimal: 9 1
Binary : 0000 1001 0000 0001
In packed BCD, the same number would fit into a single byte:
Decimal: 9 1
Binary : 1001 0001