This is an important reading assignment if you truly want to be able to read and understand raw bitcoin transactions. We are going to study hexadecimal numbers, it’s a common way to represent numbers in computer science. You don’t have to be a hexadecimal expert to continue in this course, but it will help if you know what it is.
So read through this article(https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/hexadecimal/all) (you don’t have to read the sections about conversion), and answer the following questions. Post you answers here.
- What is the difference between hexadecimal and decimal numbers?
- Which are the extra “digits” we get in hexadecimal?
- What is the difference between using lower case or upper case letters?
- What is hexadecimal for 34?