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.

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