Perform the following floating-point conversions. Show your work.
Each conversion will be marked out of two (2). One mark is for the correct answer; one mark is for illustrating how you obtained your answer.
1. The following are examples of real numbers, expressed in various bases. Convert each to single-precision IEEE 754 format. If the result is irrational, only provide the first 8 bits of precision in the mantissa. Express your answer in hexadecimal.
2. The following hexadecimal values are in IEEE 754 single-precision floating-point format. What decimal values do they represent?
Hand in your assignment on or before date and time noted above. Please drop off your assignment at your instructor’s office, Ross N603. You may slide it under the door, if he’s not around.
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