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1 Part 1: True / False 1- Computer input devices convert external data into an internal representation that can be carried to and manipulated by processing circuitry. a. True b. False 2- The number of digits needed to represent a value decreases as the numbering system’s base decreases. a. True b. False 3- Generally, a byte is the largest unit of data that can be read from or written to a storage device. a. True b. False 4- To avoid overflow and increase accuracy, some computers and programming languages define additional numeric data types called long-precision data formats. a. True b. False 5- You can increase a fixed radix point format’s numeric range by allocating more bits to the whole portion. a. True b. False 6- In the binary32 format, the leading sign bit applies to the exponent, not the mantissa. a. True b. False 7- The number of bits in a floating-point string and the formats of the mantissa and exponent impose limits on the range of values that can be represented.
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