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DEC2HEX function


Hexadecimal representation of a number. DEC2HEX(x) returns the hexadecimal representation of the integer number x.

The hexadecimal numeral system, shortened to HEX, is a numeral system made up of 16 symbols (base 16). The symbols are the 10 decimal numbers 0 to 9 and and six extra symbols taken from the Latin alphabet: specifically A, B, C, D, E and F, where Hexadecimal A = decimal 10, and hexadecimal F = decimal 15.

For example, the hexadecimal number 2AF2 equals the decimal number:

2 × 163 + 10 × 162 + 16 × 161 + 2 × 160 = 10994.


DEC2HEX(255) returns the string value "FF"



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