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adamkong 05-24-2009 11:27 PM

representing data in computer
Just for information^^

What would the code word 0011 0100 stand for if it is the code for a
fixed-point fraction where the binary point is taken to lie between the
two groups of 4 bits?

what would the code word 0010 0011 stand for if it is the code for a
text character using the same 8-bits ASCII code as in PC?

geek745 05-24-2009 11:40 PM

Hello, we generally do not answer homework questions here, as yours seems to be. I believe you should be able to learn how to do this in class, from your book, or even on Wikipedia. If you post your thought process and your attempt at the problem, you might get a more favorable response. I know how to answer your question, but we encourage everyone to demonstrate what work they have invested in the problem.

pixellany 05-25-2009 06:52 AM

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