Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution

Addition of Hex Numbers

 
Convert to binary first and use rules for binary addition.

Example:
    B + E = ?

Sample Problem:
    Find the sum of BAD and 1CE
        Add their binary equivalents.
        Report as a hexadecimal number.
        Check your answer using decimal arithmetic.

Dec  Hex  Binary  Dec  Hex  Binary
0 0 0000 8 8 1000
1 1 0001 9 9 1001
2 2 0010 10 A 1010
3 3 0011 11 B 1011
4 4 0100 12 C 1100
5 5 0101 13 D 1101
6 6 0110 14 E 1110
7 7 0111 15 F 1111


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Last updated April 12, 2000.
© George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 2000.