about serial.print

byte switchVar1 = 72; //01001000
byte switchVar2 = 159; //10011111
byte switchVar3;
byte switchVar4;
byte switchVar5;

i want to make a 64 shift in, and send data to max/msp
any 1 knows how i send number ‘72’ but not in list 01001000? or how do i transmit it?