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Exam 2007A - 1 McGill University Faculty of Engineering FINAL EXAMINATION Fall 2007 (DEC 2007) VERSION 1 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER ENGINEERING ECSE-221A 6 December 2007, 1400 - 1700 Examiner: Professor T.Arbel Co-Examiner: Professor F.P. Ferrie Signature: Signature: STUDENT NAME AND SIGNATURE MCGILL I.D. NUMBER INSTRUCTIONS : This is a CLOSED BOOK examination. This is, in part, a MULTIPLE CHOICE examination. As such, the following warning applies: Warning : The Examination Security Monitor Program detects pairs of students with unusually similar answer patterns on multiple-choice exams. Data generated by this program can be used as admissible evidence, either to initiate or corroborate an investigation or a charge of cheating under Section 16 of the Code of Student Conduct and Disciplinary Procedures. MARK YOUR ANSWERS TO THE MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS ON THE ENCLOSED COMPUTER SHEET USING PENCIL ONLY . Each question is worth 1 mark, a wrong answer will receive 0. Space is provided on the exam in which to answer the short answer questions (21 to 24) . DO NOT USE ANY OTHER EXAM BOOKS FOR ANSWERS TO BE MARKED. You are permitted REGULAR AND TRANSLATION dictionaries. FACULTY STANDARD CALCULATOR permitted ONLY . This examination consists of two parts; part 1 consists of 20 multiple choice questions, part 2 consists of a set of 4 short answer questions. The examination consists of a total of __ pages including this cover page. Please ensure that you have a complete examination paper BEFORE starting. Please sign this paper at the top of this page, write your name legibly, and read the instructions above. Initial each page of the exam paper in case the sheets should get separated. THIS EXAMINATION PAPER MUST BE RETURNED.
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ECSE-221A Final Examination Version 1 Initials ________ Exam 2007A - 2 TEST QUESTIONS PART 1 - This part consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Indicate the correct answer to each question on the computer readable sheets provided. 1. Determine the best minimal canonical forms corresponding to the following sum of products form: A, B, C, D (0,1,2,3,5,7,9,11,13,15) (a) D D B A (b) AD B A (c) D A B A (d) ) )( ( D B A (e) D B A Answer is (e) 2. Convert 6AA.E42 16 into its decimal equivalent. Remember to use the correct number of significant figures. (a) 1707 (b) 1706.891113 (c) 1706.8911 (d) 1706.89 (e) 1706 Answer: How many digits do we need after the decimal point? #digits10 = #digits16 * [log (16)/log (10)] = 3 * 1.2041. .. = 3.6123. .. So, rounding up, we need 4 digits after the decimal point = (6 * 16 2 ) + (A * 16 1 ) + (A * 16 0 ) + (E * 16 -1 ) + (4 * 16 -2 ) + (2 * 16 -3 ) = (6*256)+(A*16)+(A*1)+(E*0.0625)+(4*.00390625)+(2*.000244140625) = 1536 + 160 + 10 + 0.875 + 0.015625 + 0.00048828125 = 1706.891113 = 1706.8911 Answer is (c)
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ECSE-221A Final Examination Version 1 Initials ________ Exam 2007A - 3 3. An IEEE-like floating point representation is to be designed for a computer with a
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