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    I'm not quite sure how to convert floating point binary numbers to denary (decimal). These numbers have 5 bits for the exponent and 3 for the mantissa.

    01101 010
    01000 101

    I know hey are both normalised because the first two bits are different.
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    (Original post by Abismuth)
    I'm not quite sure how to convert floating point binary numbers to denary (decimal). These numbers have 5 bits for the exponent and 3 for the mantissa.

    01101 010
    01000 101

    I know hey are both normalised because the first two bits are different.
    If I remmeber correctly,

    First one should be


    Second should be

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    (Original post by Aklaol)
    If I remmeber correctly,

    First one should be



    I need to convert them to decimal numbers the question says, not sure your answer is the right format. Any idea how to change it to a denary number.
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    (Original post by Abismuth)
    I need to convert them to decimal numbers the question says, not sure your answer is the right format. Any idea how to change it to a denary number.
    Lol. Put them into a calculator, they're just sums......
    That big "X" is a multiplication symbol.
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    (Original post by Aklaol)
    Lol. Put them into a calculator, they're just sums......
    That big "X" is a multiplication symbol.
    Ohhhh, I didn't know it was a multiplication symbol, my bad.
 
 
 
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