Unformatted text preview: then put a minus sign in front of it. 4. To convert from decimal to binary use the method of coins or repeated division by 2, then add enough zeros to the left to adjust the number of bits to the desired number. 5. To convert from decimal to 1’s complement, ﬁrst identify whether the number is positive or negative: • positive: as in decimal to binary. • negative (minus sign): as in decimal to binary (ignoring sign), then ﬂip all the bits. 6. To convert from decimal to 2’s complement, ﬁrst identify whether the number is positive or negative: • positive: as in decimal to binary. • negative (minus sign): as in decimal to binary (ignoring sign), then ﬂip all the bits and add 1. 1...
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 Spring '09
 SaadMneimneh
 Binary numeral system

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