# Octal to Hex

Convert octal numbers to hexadecimal easily with our Octal to Hex Converter. Perfect for programming and number systems, ensuring accurate hex representations.

**Octal Number:**An octal number is a base-eight numeral system that uses digits from 0 to 7. Each digit in an octal number represents a power of 8, starting from the rightmost digit representing 8^0, then 8^1, 8^2, and so on.

**Octal Number Example:**An example of an octal number is 345. Here, 3 is in the 512s place (8^2), 4 is in the 64s place (8^1), and 5 is in the 8s place (8^0).

**Hexadecimal (Hex) Number:**Hexadecimal is a base-sixteen numeral system that uses sixteen symbols: 0-9 and A-F, where A represents 10, B represents 11, and so on up to F representing 15. It's commonly used in computing for representing binary-coded values in a more compact form.

**Hexadecimal Number Example:**An example of a hexadecimal number is 2F8A. Each digit in a hexadecimal number represents a power of 16, with the rightmost digit representing 16^0, the next representing 16^1, and so on.

**Conversion Process: Octal to Hexadecimal**

**Convert Octal to Binary:**Convert each octal digit to its binary equivalent.**Group Binary Digits in Sets of Four:**Group the binary digits obtained in step 1 in sets of four from right to left. If the last group has fewer than four digits, add zeros to the left to make it four digits.**Convert Each Group to Hexadecimal:**Convert each four-digit binary group to its hexadecimal equivalent.**Combine Hexadecimal Digits:**Combine the hexadecimal digits obtained from each group to form the final hexadecimal number.

**Example: Convert Octal 345 to Hexadecimal**

Octal Number: 345

Convert Each Octal Digit to Binary:

3 (011 in binary)

4 (100 in binary)

5 (101 in binary)Group Binary Digits in Sets of Four:

011 100 101Convert Each Group to Hexadecimal:

011 (3 in hex)

100 (4 in hex)

101 (5 in hex)Combine Hexadecimal Digits:

345

Therefore, the hexadecimal representation of the octal number 345 is 345.