BASE 16 or THE HEXADECIMAL CODE
But,
I still don’t get those letters you say?
What if we had more than nine of something, but not enough
to make a base of 16? For example: let’s say that we
have eleven items to count. How would we write that amount
in base 16?
In base sixteen we use the letters af to express amounts
greater than nine, but less than sixteen. This is how counting
looks in base 16: 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,a,b,c,d,e,f, When we
get past "f" we have one group of 16 and no extra
soldiers so we write that number as 10, which just means:
one group of 16 and none left over.
Okay, now give this a try:
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