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Color on the Web
How We See Color
Light and Color
The Code
Base 16 or
The Hexidecimal Number System

Exercises in Base 16
Dark and Light Values
Color Quiz
Experiment with Color

BREAKING THE CODE

We are very close to breaking the code now, but there is still one more thing you need to know…

The greatest amount of any particular color is expressed as FF. The Fs actually stand for numbers--don't let that confuse you--I'll explain it on the next page. For now, though, just know this: since the values are written in the order red, green, blue, the hexadecimal number for red is: FF0000. That is: all red, no green and no blue.


Green is 00FF00 which stands for no red, all green, no blue.
I’ll let you figure out blue for yourself. Here’s a real challenge though:
What do you think the code for Black is?


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