Math251_Quiz1Fall20072008

# Math251_Quiz1Fall20072008 - AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT...

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Unformatted text preview: AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT Faculty of Arts and Sciences Mathematics Department MATH-CMPS 251 QUIZ I FALL 2007-2008 Closed Book, One hour 15 minutes SUBMIT THE QUESTION SHEET WITH BOOKLET (ONLY NON-PROGRAMMABLE AND NON-GRAPHIC CALCULATORS ARE ALLOWED) STUDENT NAME ID NUMBER Problem Out of Grade 1 10 2 8 3 8 4 8 5 16 TOTAL 50 1 1. (10 points) Answer the following: (a) Let x = 7 . 477 and y = 3 . 789 be 2 floating points in F = F (10 , 4 ,- 2 , +2). What is the relative Error in the computation of x ⊕ y in F ? (b) Let x = 0 . 3721448693 and y = 0 . 3720214371 What is the relative error in the computation of ( fl p ( x ) fl p ( y )) in F ? 2 2. (8 points) Answer the following: (a) Let x = [94 F 96 A 0] 16 . Is this a hexadecimal representation of some element in F s ? Justify your answer. (b) In case x ∈ F s , determine the decimal number that has this hex- adecimal representation in F s . Otherwise, modify x first, then find the required decimal number....
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