Number representation in base 16. In base 16, the digits
9and the letters
Arepresents 10 (base 10),
Brepresents 11 (base 10), and so on. Digit positions represent successive powers of 16.
The numbering system that uses 16 as its base. The marks 0-9 and a-f (or equivalently A-F) represent the digits 0 through 15. In programs written in the Java programming language, hexadecimal numbers must be preceded with 0x. See also octal.
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A number in base 16, "hex" for short. The digits for 10 through 16 are customarily represented by the letters
f. Hexadecimal constants in Perl start with
0x. See also "hex" in perlfunc.
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