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Lesson 7 Hexadecimal

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Learners will be reminded about base 2 and base 10, then they will be introduced to hexadecimal, which is base 16. They will be shown the traditional method for converting between base 2 and base 16, then they will learn about a simpler method that uses two tables to simplify the process.

Learning objectives

  • Explain why and where hexadecimal notation is used
  • Explain how numbers are represented using hexadecimal
  • Convert decimal numbers to and from hexadecimal numbers

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