# Hex to BCD Converter

Hex to BCD Converter is used to convert a Hex number (Base-16) into Binary Coded Decimal format

#### BCD To Hex Converter

Convert Binary Coded Decimal number to Hex

Background Information

### Conversion from Hex to BCD

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

1. Convert the Hex number into Decimal
2. Convert each decimal digit into nibble
3. Combine the nibbles into BCD

#### Example Hex to BCD Conversion

Let's say your Hex value is 0x38f and you want to convert it to it's BCD form.

1. Step 1: Convert input to Decimal: 911
2. Step 2: Convert decimal digits to nibble
• 9 becomes 1001
• 1 becomes 0001
• 1 becomes 0001
3. Step 3: Combine the nibbles to get your BCD number: 100100010001

### Hex

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.

### Binary Coded Decimal

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