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 102
• 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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