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IPv6 Intro Our next lesson introduces the concept of hex decimals which is used for IPv6 or Internet Protocol version 6. You'll learn the numeric-alpha hex decimal nomenclature, how to represent numbers greater than 9, how to correctly write down an 128 bit address and why 8 fields are needed. You'll learn the importance of 4 bits and what they represent, what the rules are to shortening IPv6 addresses, and why this is the standard.