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<rev user="Admin" timestamp="2009-09-22T03:43:24Z" comment="Protected "[[Main Page]]" [edit=sysop:move=sysop]" contentformat="text/x-wiki" contentmodel="wikitext" xml:space="preserve">=Base<sub>4<sup>2</sup></sub>=
''base four squared''
[[Image:Base_conversion_table.png|800px|Conversion Table for binary, base<sub>4</sub> and base<sub>4<sup>2</sup></sub>]]
The key concept in base<sub>4<sup>2</sup></sub> is that base<sub>16</sub> digits are constructed from base<sub>4</sub> symbols. Once you learn the symbols and basic maths in base<sub>4</sub> you can quickly reconstruct base<sub>16</sub> numbers and their mental calculation tables. Base42 uses a unique set of glyphs and sounds so that it can coexist peacefully with the base<sub>10</sub> representation in your head. '''Note:''' ''"base42" is used without sub/super scripts for more readable inline text.''
* [[What|What is base42?]]
* [[Why|Why would you use base42?]]
* [[Learn|Learning base42.]]
* [[How|Using base42 in the real world.]]
* [[Base4| '''base<sub>4</sub> for computer/embedded engineers.''']]
So what do you think about base42?
Clearly better, I'm going to learn it and tell my friends.
Interesting, might mess with it a bit but won't tell anyone.
You're crazy, hope you get help soon.
* [http://hauptmech.com/base42/forum Forum]
* [[Links|Links to hexadecimal info]]
The wikipedia douglas adams "42" article has some interesting ideas about bases and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Answer_to_Life%2C_the_Universe%2C_and_Everything#Base_13 number 42].
If you came to this page after searching for information on hexadecimal, stick around and check things out. The [[Conversion| converter program will convert real numbers]] (instead of just integers) to and from hexadecimal.</rev>