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octal and hexa representation

Argm Mastoi
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Joined: Oct 16, 2001
Posts: 35
Hi guys,
Why do we need to use octal numbers' and hexa numbers' representation in java?
not clear with their usage and assignment too.
sabbir kazi
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Joined: Feb 03, 2001
Posts: 62
You may use the following syntax:
String DectoOct = Integer.toOctalString(Integer.parseInt(decimal));
String DectoHex = Integer.toHexString(Integer.parseInt(decimal));
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