Archive for February 1, 2007

Question 7

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Question 6

When performing addition and subtraction operations in a computer, it is important to be careful of overflow. Which of the operations described in the following table have the potential for generating an overflow condition?

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A. a, d, f, g
B. b, c, e, h
C. b, e
D. c, e, h

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Question 5

In a floating-point representation, which operation will ensure that the most significant digit of the absolute value of the mantissa is a non-zero number?
A. Round up
B. Truncate
C. Carry
D. Normalize

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