## What does Dec mean on a calculator?

In this case, the current input number system is DEC (Decimal). Since the input number system is DEC (Decimal), calculator has its numeric input keys (0 to 9) enabled and hexadecimal alphabet keys (A to F) disabled. You may select any available number system (HEX, DEC, OCT, or BIN) by clicking on it.

**How do you get rid of DEC on a scientific calculator?**

Sharp models: Press [SET UP] [1:FSE] [0:FIX]. This sets the calculator to use a fixed number of decimal places. Then press [SET UP] [2:TAB].

**How do I get my Casio calculator out of DEC?**

Casio models: Press [SHIFT][MODE][6:Fix]. You are then prompted to enter a number between 0 and 9. The number you enter fixes the number of decimal digits your results will have. Then press [=].

### Where is hex used?

Hex is often used in error messages on your computer. The hex number refers to the memory location of the error. This helps programmers to find and then fix problems.

**How to convert decimal to Hex?**

Step 1: If the given decimal number is less than 16, the hex equivalent is the same. Remembering that the letters A, B, C, D, E and F are used for the values 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15, convert accordingly. For example, the decimal number 15 will be F in hex. Step 2: If the given decimal number is 16 or greater, divide the number by 16.

**What is the use of hexadecimal?**

Hex is used in mathematics and information technologies as a more friendly way to represent binary numbers. Each hex digit represents four binary digits; therefore, hex is a language to write binary in an abbreviated form. Four binary digits (also called nibbles) make up half a byte.

## What is a hex digit?

Each hex digit represents four binary digits; therefore, hex is a language to write binary in an abbreviated form. Four binary digits (also called nibbles) make up half a byte. This means one byte can carry binary values from 0000 0000 to 1111 1111.

**How to translate 1233 decimal to hexadecimal?**

To translate 1233 decimal to hexadecimal: hex2dec 1233 e.g. To translate 0x1233 hexadecimal to decimal: hex2dec 0x1233