Flashcards in Fixed point binary Deck (8)
Shifting a number 1 place to the left does what?
Shifting a number 1 place to the left -----> multiplies by 2
How do you Multiply by 3
Multiply by 3 - Shift the number 1 place to the left -----> and add the original binary number
What are fixed point numbers
Used to represent fractions in binary. Using a binary point to separate whole place values from fractional parts (similar to decimal points)
What is this number?
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Advantage of fixed point binary?
stores the number accurately
Disadvantage of fixed point binary?
cannot represent a wide range of numbers in the same number of bits (eg 4000 or 0.0001)
Convert 0.5 to binary