Decimal to Hexadecimal

To use this decimal to hex converter tool, you have to enter the value of 79 into the field which is given below and then clicks on the convert button. Therefore, you have a chance to convert up to 19 decimal characters.

Decimal system

The decimal number is one of the most well known to everyone and is also known as base 10 numbering system. Thus, some of the following symbols are used as 0, 1, 2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9. The decimal system consists of digits and each digit has its own position along with its decimal point.  The decimal number system is one of the oldest numeral systems and is related to the Hindu-Arabic numerical system.


Hex system

Hexadecimal is a   number system of the base 16, This number system is especially interesting because it consists of only 10 digit that represents a number. As hex system consists of 16 digits, the remaining 6 digits are represented by the first 6 letters of English alphabet. Hence, hex digits consist of 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 and 9 A, B, C, D, E, F. This number system is mostly used in mathematics and also used in the information technologies. While using the HTML programming colors that represents by 6-digit hexadecimal number FFFFFF represents white, 000000 represents black.

How to convert decimal to hex

Here are some of the steps that help you in converting decimal to hex

  • Firstly, divide the number by 16.
  • Get the integer quotient for the next iteration.
  • You will get a reminder in the hexadecimal number.
  • Repeat the step until you get the quotient is equal to 0.

Example problem

Convert 143 into a Hexadecimal number

Step 1:

Divide the given number 143 by 16, you will reminder as 15. As per Hexadecimal conversion, 15 is F. Now, you have to write the reminder as F and you will the result as 8.

Step 2:

Since we know 8/16 is less than 1. So no need to divide it further and you can add 8 it to your reminder and you will 8F in the reminder list