# Binary Representation of Real Numbers

- They are represented as a storage medium by their exponent and mantissa
- For example the number 10.15 can be written as
- 1015 x 10
^{2}

- 1015 x 10
- 0.1015 is its mantissa and 2 is its exponent.
- The machine consists of two parts
- The first part is 10 bit mantissa and a 6 bit exponent.
- It is expressed in excess 3 notations.
- The following figure shows the representation of real numbers.

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