## Archive for February 1, 2007

## 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?

A. a, d, f, g

B. b, c, e, h

C. b, e

D. c, e, h

## 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