# Perl | hex Function

The hex function in Perl converts the given hexadecimal number ( of base 16 ) into its equivalent decimal number ( of base 10 ).

Syntax: hex number

Parameters:
number: hexadecimal number to be converted

Returns: equivalent decimal number of the given hexadecimal number.

Example 1:

 `#!/usr/bin/perl ` ` `  `# Initialising some hexadecimal values for ` `# the parameter of the hex function ` `\$A` `= ``"A"``; ` `\$B` `= ``"B"``; ` `\$C` `= ``"1A"``; ` `\$D` `= ``"2C"``; ` ` `  `# Calling the hex function ` `\$E` `= ``hex` `\$A``; ` `\$F` `= ``hex` `\$B``; ` `\$G` `= ``hex` `\$C``; ` `\$H` `= ``hex` `\$D``; ` ` `  `# Getting the equivalent decimal number ` `# of the given hexadecimal number ` `print` `"\$E\n"``; ` `print` `"\$F\n"``; ` `print` `"\$G\n"``; ` `print` `"\$H\n"``; `

Output:

```10
11
26
44
```

Example 2:

 `#!/usr/bin/perl ` ` `  `# Initialising some hexadecimal values and ` `# Calling the hex function ` `\$A` `= ``hex` `D; ` `\$B` `= ``hex` `af; ` `\$C` `= ``hex` `AF; ` `\$D` `= ``hex` `BF; ` ` `  `# Getting the equivalent decimal number ` `# of the given hexadecimal number ` `print` `"\$A\n"``; ` `print` `"\$B\n"``; ` `print` `"\$C\n"``; ` `print` `"\$D\n"``; `

Output :

```13
175
175
191```

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