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Unformatted text preview: Normalization 1.00101101000000000000000 x 2 4 does not need to be modified Check for overflow/underflow Step 4 Round significand to correct number of digits It is possible that renormalization may be necessary if rounding increases the most significand digit from a 9 to a 10 1. 00101101000000000000000 x 2 4 does not require rounding Final Answer Exponent 127+4 = 131 = 10000011 Significand 00101101000000000000000 Sign Number 010000011 00101101000000000000000 References David A. Patterson and John L. Hennessy, Computer Organization and Design, The Hardware/Software Interface , 4 th Edition, Elsevier, 2009...
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- floating point addition