I recently placed the following question on an exam: “Convert 201,850,622 into base 16.” The answer: C07FEFE.

After returning the exams, I explained that there’s no V in base 16, so I had to settle for using 7 instead.

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# Fun with hexadecimal

I recently placed the following question on an exam: “Convert 201,850,622 into base 16.” The answer: C07FEFE.

After returning the exams, I explained that there’s no V in base 16, so I had to settle for using 7 instead.

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