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
Compatible with the following examination boards
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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: