If you’re in a technical computer field you should know your binary and hex. Many don’t and they’re secretly ashamed. Others mostly know (or at least they used to) and they have to basically re-learn whenever they need to use it or explain it to others.
Let’s fix this right now.
The following system will apply to binary, octal, decimal, or hex (as well as any other base). Whenever you need to translate something to decimal (the most common task), simply perform the following steps and you’ll peg it every time.:
This is a short guide I just finished that should make it so that you never again have mind flatulence regarding hex or binary to decimal conversions.