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CSE 361S Intro to Systems Software Assignment #1 Due: Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009. 1. Convert the following numbers between binary and hexadecimal without using a decimal intermediary: a. 0x8e6d to binary b. 0xc7d4 to binary c. 10110010011101111010100 b to hex d. 1100110010.0101101011001 b to hex (Note: there is a radix point in this one, don’t miss it!) 2. Convert each number from the specified radix to decimal: a. Base 5: 21043 b. Base 16: b2c5 c. Base 12: 30183 d. Base 19: 024ag 3. B&O p. 102: problem 2.47 4. Convert the following numbers to byte, word, or double-word signed representation (two’s complement notation). Use the shortest possible data size for which the value can be represented. Give your answer in hexadecimal. a. 84 b. 123 c. 152 d. 32768 e. 32768 5. What single-precision floating-point number do the following 32-bit words represent?
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Unformatted text preview: Show the sign value, fractional value, and exponent value (bit pattern and meaning for all three) in addition to the final result. a. 1100 1100 1011 0101 0100 0000 0000 0000 b b. 0x40490fdc 6. A message has been stored in a computer memory in ASCII. Shown here is a listing of the message in hex. What is the message in English? 57 61 74 63 68 20 66 6f 72 65 20 74 79 70 6f 73 21 To submit you assignment for grading, prepare a .pdf file (or .doc or .docx, but I prefer .pdf, hint hint) with filename <lastname><firstinitial>_a1.pdf and upload it to the telesis system ( telesis.wustl.edu ). For example, if I were to submit an assignment, the filename would be chamberlainr_a1.pdf ....
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