Hexadecimal System

GCSE Computer Science: ​Hexadecimal System

This module contains:

  • An editable PowerPoint lesson presentation
  • Editable revision handouts
  • A glossary which covers the key terminologies of the module
  • Topic mindmaps for visualising the key concepts
  • Printable flashcards to help students engage active recall
  • A quiz with answer key to test knowledge and understanding of the module
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​Hexadecimal System

Hexadecimal (or hex) is a system with base 16. The 16 digits used in the hexadecimal system and their equivalent value in binary and in denary systems are shown in the following table.

This GCSE Computer Science module introduces ​​hexadecimal ​system to your students, explaining:

  • ​How ​to convert binary to hexadecimal
  • ​How ​to convert ​hexadecimal to binary
  • ​How ​to convert ​​denary to hexadecimal
  • ​How ​to convert hexadecimal to denary
  • ​Applications of the hexadecimal system
  • Error-checking methods

More ​Data Representation Modules

​​Hexadecimal System is one lesson in our ​Data Representation module. The other ​​data ​representation lessons can be found below: