How to do hexadecimal addition and subtraction?

Here we will discuss about solving hexadecimal addition and subtraction.

**Hexadecimal
Addition:**

The table for hexadecimal addition is as follows:

Addition of hexadecimal numbers can be easily carried with the help of the above table.

Following example illustrates the use of the table.

**Solution:**

We note from the table that

3 + E = 11 A + D = 17 17 + 1 (carry) = 18 B + 5 = 10 10 + 1 (carry) = 11 |
1 1 carry B A 3 5 D E 1 1 8 1 |

**Hence the required sum is 1181
in hexadecimal.**

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**Hexadecimal
Subtraction:**

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Subtraction of hexadecimal numbers can be accomplished by using complement method. Although it is not a very simple method computers use it very efficiently.

These above explanation will help you to understand the concept about hexadecimal addition and subtraction.

- Why Binary Numbers are Used

- Binary to Decimal Conversion

- Conversion of Numbers

- Hexa-decimal Number System

- Conversion of Binary Numbers to Octal or Hexa-decimal Numbers

- Octal and Hexa-Decimal Numbers

- Signed-magnitude Representation

- Radix Complement

- Diminished Radix Complement

- Arithmetic Operations of Binary Numbers

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