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A computer uses a normalised floating point binary number representation with an 8 bit mantissa and a 4 bit exponent.
The following four bit patterns are stored in the system.
Which of these is a negative normalised number?
The following binary number is represented as a floating point binary number.
M: 1.0110000
E: 0011
Calculate the denary equivalent of this number, showing your working.
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The following floating point binary numbers are provided to a computer system. Show how these would be added together and presented in a floating point representation:
M: 0.100110 E: 0110
M: 0.100110 E: 0010
M: 0.100001 E: 1111
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