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Old 09-25-2006, 09:39 PM   #1
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6-bit Unsigned Number


Whats the biggest number you can fit in a 6-bit unsigned number?

Is it:
32+16+8+4+2+1=63 ?
 
Old 09-25-2006, 09:57 PM   #2
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yes

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Old 09-26-2006, 07:58 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ckoniecny
Whats the biggest number you can fit in a 6-bit unsigned number?

Is it:
32+16+8+4+2+1=63 ?
This is correct, but there will become a time when you run out of paper lol

b = bits,n = number;

n = 2^b -1
 
Old 09-26-2006, 08:47 AM   #4
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And, for the record, for signed values:
Code:
max=2^bits-1
min=-(2^bits)
 
Old 09-26-2006, 08:56 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Matir
And, for the record, for signed values:
Code:
max=2^bits-1
min=-(2^bits)
for signed numbers it should be
max=2^(bits-1) - 1
min=-( 2^(bits-1) )
 
Old 09-26-2006, 09:47 AM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pankaj99
for signed numbers it should be
max=2^(bits-1) - 1
min=-( 2^(bits-1) )
I stand corrected. My apologies, left out the -1.

Last edited by Matir; 09-26-2006 at 09:49 AM.
 
  


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