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HOMEWORK #9 KEY
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1. (5) Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF), Mean Time To Replacement (MTTR), and Mean Time To
Failure (MTTF) are useful metrics for evaluating the reliability
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HOMEWORK #3 KEY
FALL 2015
1. (5) What is 5ED4 07A4 when these values represent unsigned 16-bit hexadecimal numbers? The
result should be written in hexadecimal. Show your work. (P&H 3
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HOMEWORK #1 ANSWER KEY
FALL 2015
1. (5) Aside from the smart cell phones used by a billion people, list and describe four other types of
computers. (P&H 1.1, 1.1)
SOLUTION:
Desktop P
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HOMEWORK #2 KEY
FALL 2015
1. (5) For the following C statement, what is the corresponding MIPS assembly code? Assume that the
variables f, g, and h are given and could be considered 3
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HOMEWORK #4 KEY
FALL 2015
1. (5) Consider the following instruction (P&H 4.1, 4.1):
Instruction:
AND
Interpretation:
Reg[Rd] = Reg[Rs] AND Reg[Rt]
Rd, Rs, Rt
a. What are the values of
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HOMEWORK #8
ANSWER KEY
1. (5) Recall that we have two write policies and write allocation policies, and their combination can be
implemented either in L1 or L2 cache. Assume the follo
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HOMEWORK #5 KEY
FALL 2015
1. (5) Assume that the logic blocks needed to implement a processors datapath have the latencies
shown in the table below. These problems refer to the datapa