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Unformatted text preview: 01.05.1 MultipleChoice Test Chapter 01.05 Floating Point Representation 1. A hypothetical computer stores real numbers in floating point format in 8bit words. The first bit is used for the sign of the number, the second bit for the sign of the exponent, the next two bits for the magnitude of the exponent, and the next four bits for the magnitude of the mantissa. The number 718 . 2 ≅ e in the 8bit format is (A) 00010101 (B) 00011010 (C) 00010011 (D) 00101010 2. A hypothetical computer stores real numbers in floating point format in 8bit words. The first bit is used for the sign of the number, the second bit for the sign of the exponent, the next two bits for the magnitude of the exponent, and the next four bits for the magnitude of the mantissa. The number that 2 ) 10100111 ( represented in the above given 8bit format is (A)5.75 (B)2.875 (C)1.75 (D)0.359375 3. A hypothetical computer stores floating point numbers in 8bit words. The first bit is used for the sign of the number, the second bit for the sign of the exponent, the next...
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