How to Left Shift 24 bits

How can I left shift an integer 24 bits?
How can I left shift an integer 8 bits?
furyAsked:
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msimanCommented:
for 24, multiple the number with 2^24=16777216
for 8 multiple it by 256=2^8

i.e. to shift by x bits, multiple by 2^x ok?

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furyAuthor Commented:
I thought about this, just not sure..Thanks
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