Consider a program p with the following mix of

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Unformatted text preview: embedded market, where cost is crucial, processors sometimes implement floating point only in software. We are interested in two implementations of a computer, one with and one without special floating- point hardware. Consider a program, P, with the following mix of operations: Floating-point multiply 10% Floating-point add 15% Floating-point divide 5% Integer instructions 70% Computer MFP (computer with floating point) has floating- point hardware and can therefore implement the floating- point operations directly. It requires the following number of cloc...
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