Hexadecimal and character sets
Use this guide to understand how text and numbers can be encoded in a computer as patterns of binary digits. Find out about hexadecimal which is a shortcut for representing binary. The guide explains that ASCII and Unicode are important character sets that are used as standard.
|Year band(s)||5-6, 7-8|
|Content type||Student challenges|
|Keywords||Binary, Hexadecimal, Data representation, Character sets, ASCII, Unicode|
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