## Hex Converter FAQs

### Hex Converter Results

The online hex converter tool allows you to instantly convert a **hex to decimal** value as well as a **decimal to hex** value. It also outputs the conversion to binary.

### What is the Hex System?

The hex system, or hexadecimal, is a number system of base 16. Because the decimal system only has 10 digits, the extra 6 digits are represented by the first 6 letters in the alphabet. For example, a hex value of B would be represented as 11 in decimal form, or binary value of 1011. Hexadecimal is an easy way to express binary numbers in modern computers in which a byte is usually defined as containing eight binary digits.

### What is the Decimal System?

The decimal system, is one of the oldest and most commonly used numbers systems today. It is also known as *base 10 numbering* since it is based on 10 single digits: 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9. For example, a decimal value of 11 would be represented as a hex value of B, or binary value of 1011.