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Old 01-12-2006, 06:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Need help with assignment

hello guys, i am have an assignment to give by the end of the Jan an di would like some help. there are quite a few question but i am writting the 3 first ones. I dont have time to research them because i aslo have other assignments.

1)Explain why a computer needs to use twos complement to store negative numbers?

2)Give one example of where hex numbers are used, and explain why they are used here rather than bin numbers?

3)Using ten bit mantisa and 6bit exponent, explree 2.25 in normalised form.

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