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Old 04-15-2006, 02:23 AM   #1
anoosh
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float to binary


please tell me
how may I convert a decimal mantissa to binary?
what is the algorithm?
after explaining the algorithm please give me an example with 0.01(show me how you convert it to binary).
thanks.
 
Old 04-15-2006, 03:45 AM   #2
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Homework questions.

See <ieee754.h>
Declare a variable to be either "union ieee754_float" or "union ieee754_double", assign any value to it through any of the "f" or "d" union member so you may retrieve the individual bits.

See http://babbage.cs.qc.edu/courses/cs341/IEEE-754.html
 
  


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