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HW_01 - following 16-bit 2's complement binary integers? a....

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BYU, ECEn/CS 124, W2012 Homework #1 Page 1/2 CS/ECEn 124, W2012 Homework #1 Abstraction (Ch 2) Name Section Score / 41 Questions: Answers: 1. (3 points) Can a higher level programming language instruct a computer to compute more than a lower level programming language? Explain. 2. (3 points) Name three characteristics of algorithms. Briefly explain each of these characteristics. 3. (2 points) Briefly describe the difference between an ISA and a micro-architecture. 4. (3 points) Explain the function of the following: a. A compiler b. An interpreter c. An assembler 5. (5 points) What are the decimal values of the following 8-bit unsigned binary integers? a. 00101010 b. 11111101 c. 10000001 d. 01111111 e. 11111111

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Unformatted text preview: following 16-bit 2's complement binary integers? a. 0010111101100001 b. 1111111111101000 c. 1000000000001001 d. 1010101010101010 e. 0111111111111111 7. (5 points) What are the decimal values of the following 12-bit 1's complement binary integers? a. 100011000011 b. 000011101111 c. 101010101010 d. 011111111111 e. 100000000000 8. (5 points) Convert the following decimal values to 16-bit 2's complement binary numbers. a.-23540 b.-17 c. 128 d. 127 e.-555 9. (5 points) Write the following 16-bit binary numbers in hexadecimal notation. a. 1111110101101001 b. 1010000111101101 c. 1011111010101011 d. 1111111011101101 e. 1001110010000101 10. (5 points) How many bits are required to represent the following decimal numbers as 2s complement binary numbers? a.-64 b. 31 c. 256 d. 987 e.-987...
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