Hexadecimal numbering system

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope

Hex may refer to any of the following:

hex1. Alternatively referred to as Base 16 and hex, the hexadecimal numbering system uses combinations of 16 character digits to represent all numerical values. Hexadecimal uses all ten numbers in the decimal system (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9) and letters A through F. For example, "computer hope" in hexadecimal becomes "636f6d707574657220686f7065".

Anyone who has designed a web page has encountered hexadecimal value when doing colors. For example, to create red text use the HTML color code #FF0000, which translates to 255 Red, 0 Green, and 0 Blue in hexadecimal.

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2. A hex is also a screw head.

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