# Hexadecimal

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Decimal | Hexadecimal |
---|---|

0 | 0 |

1 | 1 |

2 | 2 |

3 | 3 |

4 | 4 |

5 | 5 |

6 | 6 |

7 | 7 |

8 | 8 |

9 | 9 |

10 | A |

11 | B |

12 | C |

13 | D |

14 | E |

15 | F |

16 | 10 |

17 | 11 |

... | ... |

65535 | FFFF |

Hexadecimal or **HEX** is a numeric system with the base of 16 meaning that all digits are made up of one of the base 16 digits. The 16 digits are :- 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 A B C D E F

In most programming languages, hex numbers are noted by using the prefix **0x** such as 0xF14C (61,772)

The benefit of using HEX is for larger numbers it saves space as you need less digits to represent it.

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