# SPARC Architecture, Assembly Language Programming, and C (2nd Edition)

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Signature __________________ Name_______________ cs30x____ Student ID _________________ Score: Quiz 4 CSE 30 Fall 2006 #1. In a typical CISC architecture A) Caller B) Called/Callee _____ pushes the arguments onto the stack. _____ allocates space for local variables. _____ allocates space for the return value. _____ saves the PC (program counter) as the return address. _____ accesses the formal parameters via an offset from the FP (frame pointer). _____ allocates space for the formal parameters. #2. a) Convert -142.625 10 to binary fixed-point and single precision IEEE floating-point representation (expressed in hexadecimal ). binary fixed-point __________________________________ x 2 0 IEEE floating-point _______________________________________ ( hexadecimal

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Unformatted text preview: ) b) Convert 0x42558000 (single precision IEEE floating-point representation) to fixed-point decimal . fixed-point decimal ______________________________ ( decimal / no exponential notation) (over) #3. Name 1 specific disadvantage of open subroutines. Name 1 specific disadvantage of leaf subroutines. #4. What gets printed with the function call mystery( 5 ); ? int mystery( int param ) { int local = 40; if ( local > param ) { local = local - param; printf( "%d\n", local ); /* Output the value of local followed by a newline */ param = mystery( param + 10 ) + local; printf( "%d\n", param ); /* Output the value of param followed by a newline */ } else { printf( "Stop\n" ); } return local; } Put answer here...
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• Subroutine, Call stack, precision IEEE floating-point, IEEE floating-point representation

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