# Tagged Questions

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### What is the result of the calculation: $8.375 - 0.375-0.875$?

Given the base $\beta=2$ (binary) and $t=4$ digits to represent the number in computer with hidden bit representation and symmetric rounding, what is the result of the calculation in floating point ...
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### What makes a floating point number finite?

We started studying about the binary floating point system, and talked mainly about the limitations when trying to represent fractions on computer systems, and how mostly what we get when manipulating ...
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### Biased form with hidden bit

A computer stores a number of 16 bits word using floating-point arrangement. Given that the first bit is reserved for the sign and followed by 6 bits for the exponent using biased form. The remaining ...
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### Data Representation Question

A computer stores a number of $16$ bits word using floating-point arrangement. Given that the first bit is reserved for the sign and followed by $6$ bits for the exponent using biased form. The ...
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### Decimal Floating Point to Shortest Binary

Might be more of a Comp Sci question so apologies if it's not appropriate. Basically I have a range bounded by two floating-point decimals <1. I need to find a short binary number lying between ...