Sep 9, 2018 0 Comments

BCD to Hex Converter is used to convert a Binary Coded Decimal number into Hex format

Background Information

A BCD can be converted to Hex in three steps:-

- Break the BCD into nibbles
- Convert each nibble into decimal digit
- Combine the digits to form the decimal number
- Convert the decimal number into binary
- Combine the binary number into Hexadecimal

Let's say your BCD value is `100100010001`

and you want to convert it to it's Hex form.

**Step 1:**Break the BCD into nibbles:`1001`

`0001`

`0001`

**Step 2:**Convert each nibble into decimal digits`1001`

becomes`9`

`0001`

becomes`1`

`0001`

becomes`1`

**Step 3:**Combine the decimal digits:`911`

**Step 4:**Convert decimal to binary:`1110001111`

**Step 5:**Convert binary to hex:`38F`

Binary Coded Decimal or BCD is a set of binary encodings for decimal numbers used in early digital computers. In BCD, a binary sequence is used to represent each digit of the source decimal number

Hexadecimal is the numeric system widely used by systems designers and computer programmers. It comprises of 16 symbols from 0 to 9 and A to F.

- Jan 30, 2018
- Tool Launched

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