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# What is this word hexadecimal?

## What is this word hexadecimal?

: of, relating to, or being a number system with a base of 16.

## How do you calculate hexadecimal numbers?

Steps:

1. Divide the decimal number by 16. Treat the division as an integer division.
2. Write down the remainder (in hexadecimal).
3. Divide the result again by 16. Treat the division as an integer division.
4. Repeat step 2 and 3 until result is 0.
5. The hex value is the digit sequence of the remainders from the last to first.

Hexadecimal (or hex) is a base 16 system used to simplify how binary is represented.

How do you calculate binary multiplication?

The rules for binary multiplication are as follows.

1. 0 × 0 = 0.
2. 0 × 1 = 0.
3. 1 × 0 = 0.
4. 1 × 1 = 1.

### How is multiplication performed in the hex decimal system?

The multiplication performed in the Hex decimal system can be a bit twisty because when the computations are done from the hex system to the decimal system involve more attention and care because the numbers are of greater value. Hex multiplication example is given below: How the division is done?