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Unformatted text preview: and types and sizes in ﬂoating-point code. code/asm/fpfunct2-ans.c 1 2 3 4 double funct2(int a, double x, float b, float i) { return a/(x+b) - (i+1); } code/asm/fpfunct2-ans.c Problem 3.29 Solution: [Pg. 186] Insert the following code between lines 4 and 5: 1 cmpb \$1,%ah Test if comparison outcome is &lt; Problem 3.30 Solution: [Pg. 191] code/asm/asmprobs-ans.c B.4. PROCESSOR ARCHITECTURE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 715 int ok_smul(int x, int y, int *dest) { long long prod = (long long) x * y; int trunc = (int) prod; *dest = trunc; return (trunc == prod); } code/asm/asmprobs-ans.c B.4 Processor Architecture B.5 Optimizing Program Performance Problem 5.1 Solution: [Pg. 205] This problem illustrates some of the subtle effects of memory aliasing. As the commented code below shows, the effect will be to set the value at xp to zero. 1 2 3 *xp = *xp + *xp; /* 2x */ *xp = *xp - *xp; /* 2x-2x = 0 */ *xp = *xp - *xp; /* 0-0 = 0 */ This example illustrates that our intuition about program behavior can often be wrong. We naturally think of the case where...
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## This note was uploaded on 09/02/2010 for the course ELECTRICAL 360 taught by Professor Schultz during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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