# Hexadecimal Color

Written by Jerry Ratzlaff on . Posted in Algebra

Hexadecimal colors are used on web pages to set colors, a mix of "red", "green" and "blue" and their shades.

• 0 to 255 in decimal, or
• 00 to FF in hexadecimal
• Because each of the colors have three possibilities, there are $$\;256^3\;=\;16,777,216\;$$ combinations.