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Convert 234 from decimal to hexadecimal

(base 16) notation:

Power Test

Raise our base of 16 to a power

Start at 0 and increasing by 1 until it is >= 234

160 = 1

161 = 16

162 = 256 <--- Stop: This is greater than 234

Since 256 is greater than 234, we use 1 power less as our starting point which equals 1

Work backwards from a power of 1

161 = 16

The highest coefficient less than 15 we can multiply this by to stay under 234 is 14

Multiplying this coefficient by our original value, we get: 14 * 16 = 224

Add our new value to our running total, we get:
0 + 224 = 224

Hexadecimal (10 - 15) are represented by an (A-F) where 14 translates to the letter E

This is <= 234, so we assign our outside coefficient of E for this digit.

Our new sum becomes 224

Our hexadecimal notation is now equal to E

160 = 1

The highest coefficient less than 15 we can multiply this by to stay under 234 is 10

Multiplying this coefficient by our original value, we get: 10 * 1 = 10

Add our new value to our running total, we get:
224 + 10 = 234

Hexadecimal (10 - 15) are represented by an (A-F) where 10 translates to the letter A

This = 234, so we assign our outside coefficient of A for this digit.

Our new sum becomes 234

Our hexadecimal notation is now equal to EA