The Mathematics Driving License for Computer Science- CS10410

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The Mathematics Driving License for Computer Science- CS10410"

Transcription

1 The Mathematics Driving License for Computer Science- CS10410 Approximating Numbers, Number Systems and 2 s Complement by Nitin Naik

2 Approximating Numbers There are two kinds of numbers: Exact Number and Approximate Number. Exact Numbers arise from counting. Approximate Numbers arise from measurement or calculation. We can never perform a completely accurate measurement with a ruler, tape measure or thermometer. There is always some inaccuracy involved.

3 Approximating Numbers.. Sometimes instead of giving exact numbers, it is preferable to give approximations. This is especially when if we want to be vague about the numbers we are reporting! Certain numbers simply cannot be written exactly in decimal form. Many fractions and all irrational numbers fall into this category. For example the fraction 1/3 is approximately but not exactly equal to and the irrational number 3 is approximately but not exactly equal to 1.73.

4 Examples

5 Significant Digits or Figures All the digits in the number are significant digits (also known as significant figures) except if the digit is a zero that is used just to locate the decimal point then it is not significant. This means a digit which is 0 is significant if it is not a place holder. In an approximate number the leftmost digit is said to be the Most Significant Digit and the rightmost digit is the Least Significant Digit. Significant digits give an indication of the accuracy of a number.

6 Significant Digits or Figures.. Example-1: The approximate number is It has 4 significant digits. The digit 5 is the Most Significant Digit (MSD). The digit 9 is the Least Significant Digit (LSD).

7 Significant Digits or Figures..

8 Accuracy and Precision Accuracy The accuracy of an approximate number is given by the number of significant digits in it. Precision The precision of an approximate number is given by the position of the rightmost significant digit (decimal position of the last significant digit).

9 Example Comparing the two numbers and Accuracy Here is more accurate because it has four significant digits, where only has two. Precision The two numbers have the same precision, as the last significant digit is in the thousandths position for both.

10 Rounding Numbers When rounding number to a certain place value then all digits to the right of that place are dropped.

11 Rounding Down If the first dropped digit in number is 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 then the least significant digit kept is not changed. This is called rounding down.

12 Rounding Up If the first dropped digit in number is 5, 6, 7, 8 or 9 then the least significant digit kept is increased by 1. This is called rounding up.

13 Rounding Examples Example-1: The number rounded to four significant digits is The number rounded to three significant digits is 70.5 The number rounded to two significant digits is 71

14 Rounding Examples.. Example-2:Some examples of rounding to 2 decimal places (the dropped digits are shown in red):

15 Rounding Examples.. Example-3:Some examples of rounding to 3 significant figures (the dropped digits are shown in red):

16 Operations with Approximate Numbers When adding or subtracting approximate numbers, the result should have the precision of the least precise number. Example-1: When adding 2.3, and 12.67, our final answer should be correct to one decimal place = (the symbol for "is approximately equal to")

17 Operations with Approximate Numbers.. When multiplying or dividing approximate numbers, the result should have the accuracy of the least accurate number. Example-2: When multiplying and 2.37, our final answer should have three significant digits =

18 Operations with Approximate Numbers.. When finding the square root of a number, the result has the same accuracy as the number. Example-3: should be written correct to 4 significant digits: (same accuracy)

19 Number System It is the set of characters and mathematical rules that are used to represent a number.

20 Decimal Number System The Decimal number system consists of ten digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 and afterwards the numbers are formed by grouping these digits together and known as Base-10 system.

21 Decimal Number System..

22 Binary Number System The Binary number system is similar to the decimal system except binary system contains only two digits- 0 and 1 and called Base-2 system.

23 Octal Number System The Octal number system consists of eight digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 and called Base-8 system. Octal was used extensively in early mainframe computer systems, but has become less popular in favor of binary and hexadecimal today.

24 Hexadecimal Number System The Hexadecimal number system uses 16 digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, A, B, C, D, E, and F and thus called Base-16 system. Hexadecimal numbers are easy to convert to the computer's internal binary code and are more compact than binary numbers.

25 Hexadecimal Number System.. Decimal Values of Hex Alphabets

26 Number System Conversions Actually we commonly understand only Decimal number system so the number written in other three number systems must be converted to know the actual decimal value of that number. Number system conversions are also required for many computer applications and operations. Here we will study the most important number system conversions.

27 Binary to Decimal Conversion For this conversion remember these values: 2 0 =1 2 0 =1/1=1 2 1 =2 2-1 =1/2= =4 2-2 =1/4= =8 2-3 =1/8= = =1/16= = =1/32= = =1/64= = =1/128= = =1/256= = =1/512= = =1/1024=

28 Binary to Decimal Conversion (Integer Part)

29 Binary to Decimal Conversion (Integer Part)..

30 Binary to Decimal Conversion (Real Part)

31 Octal to Decimal Conversion For this conversion remember these values:

32 Octal to Decimal Conversion..

33 Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion For this conversion remember these values:

34 Hexadecimal to Decimal Conversion..

35 Binary-to-Octal or Octal-to-Binary Three binary digits are equivalent to one octal digit, as shown in the table below:

36 Binary-to-Octal To convert from binary to octal, divide the binary number into groups of 3 digits starting on the right of the binary number. If the leftmost group has less than 3 bits, put in the necessary number of leading zeroes on the left. For each group of three bits, write the corresponding single octal digit.

37 Binary-to-Octal..

38 Binary-to-Octal..

39 Octal-to-Binary To convert from octal to binary, write the corresponding group of three binary digits for each octal digit.

40 Octal-to-Binary..

41 Binary-to-Hexadecimal or Hexadecimal-to-Binary Four binary digits are equivalent to one hexadecimal digit, as shown in the given table.

42 Binary-to-Hexadecimal To convert from binary to hexadecimal, divide the binary number into groups of 4 digits starting on the right of the binary number. If the leftmost group has less than 4 bits, put in the necessary number of leading zeroes on the left. For each group of four bits, write the corresponding single hex digit.

43 Binary-to-Hexadecimal..

44 Binary-to-Hexadecimal..

45 Hexadecimal-to-Binary To convert from hexadecimal to binary, write the corresponding group of four binary digits for each hex digit.

46 Hexadecimal-to-Binary..

47 Two's Complement Notation Property Two's complement number representation is used for signed numbers on most modern computers. Two's complement representation allows the use of binary arithmetic operations on signed integers, yielding the correct 2's complement results.

48 Two's Complement Notation.. Positive Numbers Positive 2's complement numbers are represented as the simple binary. Negative Numbers Negative 2's complement numbers are represented as the binary number that when added to a positive number of the same magnitude equals zero. Sign Bit The most significant bit is called the sign bit. Operations This notation allows a computer to add and subtract numbers using the same operations (thus we do not need to implement adders and subtractors).

49 One's Complement In one's complement, positive numbers are represented as usual in regular binary. However, negative numbers are represented differently. To negate a number, replace all zeros with ones, and ones with zeros - flip the bits. Example: 12 = and -12 = (1 s Complement) As in signed magnitude, the leftmost bit indicates the sign (1 is negative, 0 is positive). To compute the value of a negative number, flip the bits and translate as before.

50 Two's Complement Example: 12 = (1 s Complement) = (2 s Complement)

51 References Numbers.pdf htm Systems%20Tutorial.pdf chnotes/program/2s_comp.htm /Readings/student-binary#one

52 Thank You

Base Conversion written by Cathy Saxton

Base Conversion written by Cathy Saxton Base Conversion written by Cathy Saxton 1. Base 10 In base 10, the digits, from right to left, specify the 1 s, 10 s, 100 s, 1000 s, etc. These are powers of 10 (10 x ): 10 0 = 1, 10 1 = 10, 10 2 = 100,

More information

Lecture 11: Number Systems

Lecture 11: Number Systems Lecture 11: Number Systems Numeric Data Fixed point Integers (12, 345, 20567 etc) Real fractions (23.45, 23., 0.145 etc.) Floating point such as 23. 45 e 12 Basically an exponent representation Any number

More information

Useful Number Systems

Useful Number Systems Useful Number Systems Decimal Base = 10 Digit Set = {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9} Binary Base = 2 Digit Set = {0, 1} Octal Base = 8 = 2 3 Digit Set = {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7} Hexadecimal Base = 16 = 2

More information

Computer Science 281 Binary and Hexadecimal Review

Computer Science 281 Binary and Hexadecimal Review Computer Science 281 Binary and Hexadecimal Review 1 The Binary Number System Computers store everything, both instructions and data, by using many, many transistors, each of which can be in one of two

More information

Solution for Homework 2

Solution for Homework 2 Solution for Homework 2 Problem 1 a. What is the minimum number of bits that are required to uniquely represent the characters of English alphabet? (Consider upper case characters alone) The number of

More information

Oct: 50 8 = 6 (r = 2) 6 8 = 0 (r = 6) Writing the remainders in reverse order we get: (50) 10 = (62) 8

Oct: 50 8 = 6 (r = 2) 6 8 = 0 (r = 6) Writing the remainders in reverse order we get: (50) 10 = (62) 8 ECE Department Summer LECTURE #5: Number Systems EEL : Digital Logic and Computer Systems Based on lecture notes by Dr. Eric M. Schwartz Decimal Number System: -Our standard number system is base, also

More information

Binary Numbers. Bob Brown Information Technology Department Southern Polytechnic State University

Binary Numbers. Bob Brown Information Technology Department Southern Polytechnic State University Binary Numbers Bob Brown Information Technology Department Southern Polytechnic State University Positional Number Systems The idea of number is a mathematical abstraction. To use numbers, we must represent

More information

2 Number Systems 2.1. Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning

2 Number Systems 2.1. Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning 2 Number Systems 2.1 Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning 2.2 Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to: Understand the concept of number systems. Distinguish between

More information

Number Representation

Number Representation Number Representation CS10001: Programming & Data Structures Pallab Dasgupta Professor, Dept. of Computer Sc. & Engg., Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Topics to be Discussed How are numeric data

More information

Binary Representation. Number Systems. Base 10, Base 2, Base 16. Positional Notation. Conversion of Any Base to Decimal.

Binary Representation. Number Systems. Base 10, Base 2, Base 16. Positional Notation. Conversion of Any Base to Decimal. Binary Representation The basis of all digital data is binary representation. Binary - means two 1, 0 True, False Hot, Cold On, Off We must be able to handle more than just values for real world problems

More information

Today. Binary addition Representing negative numbers. Andrew H. Fagg: Embedded Real- Time Systems: Binary Arithmetic

Today. Binary addition Representing negative numbers. Andrew H. Fagg: Embedded Real- Time Systems: Binary Arithmetic Today Binary addition Representing negative numbers 2 Binary Addition Consider the following binary numbers: 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 How do we add these numbers? 3 Binary Addition 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

More information

Section 1.4 Place Value Systems of Numeration in Other Bases

Section 1.4 Place Value Systems of Numeration in Other Bases Section.4 Place Value Systems of Numeration in Other Bases Other Bases The Hindu-Arabic system that is used in most of the world today is a positional value system with a base of ten. The simplest reason

More information

Binary Numbers. Binary Octal Hexadecimal

Binary Numbers. Binary Octal Hexadecimal Binary Numbers Binary Octal Hexadecimal Binary Numbers COUNTING SYSTEMS UNLIMITED... Since you have been using the 10 different digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 all your life, you may wonder how

More information

Chapter 2. Binary Values and Number Systems

Chapter 2. Binary Values and Number Systems Chapter 2 Binary Values and Number Systems Numbers Natural numbers, a.k.a. positive integers Zero and any number obtained by repeatedly adding one to it. Examples: 100, 0, 45645, 32 Negative numbers A

More information

Signed Binary Arithmetic

Signed Binary Arithmetic Signed Binary Arithmetic In the real world of mathematics, computers must represent both positive and negative binary numbers. For example, even when dealing with positive arguments, mathematical operations

More information

CSI 333 Lecture 1 Number Systems

CSI 333 Lecture 1 Number Systems CSI 333 Lecture 1 Number Systems 1 1 / 23 Basics of Number Systems Ref: Appendix C of Deitel & Deitel. Weighted Positional Notation: 192 = 2 10 0 + 9 10 1 + 1 10 2 General: Digit sequence : d n 1 d n 2...

More information

2 Number Systems. Source: Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning. Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to:

2 Number Systems. Source: Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning. Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to: 2 Number Systems 2.1 Source: Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to: Understand the concept of number systems. Distinguish

More information

Binary Representation

Binary Representation Binary Representation The basis of all digital data is binary representation. Binary - means two 1, 0 True, False Hot, Cold On, Off We must tbe able to handle more than just values for real world problems

More information

Chapter Binary, Octal, Decimal, and Hexadecimal Calculations

Chapter Binary, Octal, Decimal, and Hexadecimal Calculations Chapter 5 Binary, Octal, Decimal, and Hexadecimal Calculations This calculator is capable of performing the following operations involving different number systems. Number system conversion Arithmetic

More information

LSN 2 Number Systems. ECT 224 Digital Computer Fundamentals. Department of Engineering Technology

LSN 2 Number Systems. ECT 224 Digital Computer Fundamentals. Department of Engineering Technology LSN 2 Number Systems Department of Engineering Technology LSN 2 Decimal Number System Decimal number system has 10 digits (0-9) Base 10 weighting system... 10 5 10 4 10 3 10 2 10 1 10 0. 10-1 10-2 10-3

More information

Binary Adders: Half Adders and Full Adders

Binary Adders: Half Adders and Full Adders Binary Adders: Half Adders and Full Adders In this set of slides, we present the two basic types of adders: 1. Half adders, and 2. Full adders. Each type of adder functions to add two binary bits. In order

More information

NUMBER SYSTEMS. William Stallings

NUMBER SYSTEMS. William Stallings NUMBER SYSTEMS William Stallings The Decimal System... The Binary System...3 Converting between Binary and Decimal...3 Integers...4 Fractions...5 Hexadecimal Notation...6 This document available at WilliamStallings.com/StudentSupport.html

More information

Number Systems I. CIS008-2 Logic and Foundations of Mathematics. David Goodwin. 11:00, Tuesday 18 th October

Number Systems I. CIS008-2 Logic and Foundations of Mathematics. David Goodwin. 11:00, Tuesday 18 th October Number Systems I CIS008-2 Logic and Foundations of Mathematics David Goodwin david.goodwin@perisic.com 11:00, Tuesday 18 th October 2011 Outline 1 Number systems Numbers Natural numbers Integers Rational

More information

COMPSCI 210. Binary Fractions. Agenda & Reading

COMPSCI 210. Binary Fractions. Agenda & Reading COMPSCI 21 Binary Fractions Agenda & Reading Topics: Fractions Binary Octal Hexadecimal Binary -> Octal, Hex Octal -> Binary, Hex Decimal -> Octal, Hex Hex -> Binary, Octal Animation: BinFrac.htm Example

More information

CPEN 214 - Digital Logic Design Binary Systems

CPEN 214 - Digital Logic Design Binary Systems CPEN 4 - Digital Logic Design Binary Systems C. Gerousis Digital Design 3 rd Ed., Mano Prentice Hall Digital vs. Analog An analog system has continuous range of values A mercury thermometer Vinyl records

More information

CS101 Lecture 11: Number Systems and Binary Numbers. Aaron Stevens 14 February 2011

CS101 Lecture 11: Number Systems and Binary Numbers. Aaron Stevens 14 February 2011 CS101 Lecture 11: Number Systems and Binary Numbers Aaron Stevens 14 February 2011 1 2 1 3!!! MATH WARNING!!! TODAY S LECTURE CONTAINS TRACE AMOUNTS OF ARITHMETIC AND ALGEBRA PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT CALCULTORS

More information

Chapter 1: Digital Systems and Binary Numbers

Chapter 1: Digital Systems and Binary Numbers Chapter 1: Digital Systems and Binary Numbers Digital age and information age Digital computers general purposes many scientific, industrial and commercial applications Digital systems telephone switching

More information

Lecture 2. Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers

Lecture 2. Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers Lecture 2 Binary and Hexadecimal Numbers Purpose: Review binary and hexadecimal number representations Convert directly from one base to another base Review addition and subtraction in binary representations

More information

EE 261 Introduction to Logic Circuits. Module #2 Number Systems

EE 261 Introduction to Logic Circuits. Module #2 Number Systems EE 261 Introduction to Logic Circuits Module #2 Number Systems Topics A. Number System Formation B. Base Conversions C. Binary Arithmetic D. Signed Numbers E. Signed Arithmetic F. Binary Codes Textbook

More information

The string of digits 101101 in the binary number system represents the quantity

The string of digits 101101 in the binary number system represents the quantity Data Representation Section 3.1 Data Types Registers contain either data or control information Control information is a bit or group of bits used to specify the sequence of command signals needed for

More information

CDA 3200 Digital Systems. Instructor: Dr. Janusz Zalewski Developed by: Dr. Dahai Guo Spring 2012

CDA 3200 Digital Systems. Instructor: Dr. Janusz Zalewski Developed by: Dr. Dahai Guo Spring 2012 CDA 3200 Digital Systems Instructor: Dr. Janusz Zalewski Developed by: Dr. Dahai Guo Spring 2012 Outline Data Representation Binary Codes Why 6-3-1-1 and Excess-3? Data Representation (1/2) Each numbering

More information

Number Conversions Dr. Sarita Agarwal (Acharya Narendra Dev College,University of Delhi)

Number Conversions Dr. Sarita Agarwal (Acharya Narendra Dev College,University of Delhi) Conversions Dr. Sarita Agarwal (Acharya Narendra Dev College,University of Delhi) INTRODUCTION System- A number system defines a set of values to represent quantity. We talk about the number of people

More information

Number Systems and Radix Conversion

Number Systems and Radix Conversion Number Systems and Radix Conversion Sanjay Rajopadhye, Colorado State University 1 Introduction These notes for CS 270 describe polynomial number systems. The material is not in the textbook, but will

More information

Decimal Numbers: Base 10 Integer Numbers & Arithmetic

Decimal Numbers: Base 10 Integer Numbers & Arithmetic Decimal Numbers: Base 10 Integer Numbers & Arithmetic Digits: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Example: 3271 = (3x10 3 ) + (2x10 2 ) + (7x10 1 )+(1x10 0 ) Ward 1 Ward 2 Numbers: positional notation Number

More information

NUMBER SYSTEMS. 1.1 Introduction

NUMBER SYSTEMS. 1.1 Introduction NUMBER SYSTEMS 1.1 Introduction There are several number systems which we normally use, such as decimal, binary, octal, hexadecimal, etc. Amongst them we are most familiar with the decimal number system.

More information

2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Chapter 3

2011, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Chapter 3 Chapter 3 3.1 Decimal System The radix or base of a number system determines the total number of different symbols or digits used by that system. The decimal system has a base of 10 with the digits 0 through

More information

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ECE-470/570: Microprocessor-Based System Design Fall 2014.

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY ECE-470/570: Microprocessor-Based System Design Fall 2014. REVIEW OF NUMBER SYSTEMS Notes Unit 2 BINARY NUMBER SYSTEM In the decimal system, a decimal digit can take values from to 9. For the binary system, the counterpart of the decimal digit is the binary digit,

More information

THE BINARY NUMBER SYSTEM

THE BINARY NUMBER SYSTEM THE BINARY NUMBER SYSTEM Dr. Robert P. Webber, Longwood University Our civilization uses the base 10 or decimal place value system. Each digit in a number represents a power of 10. For example, 365.42

More information

Digital System Design Prof. D Roychoudhry Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Digital System Design Prof. D Roychoudhry Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Digital System Design Prof. D Roychoudhry Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur Lecture - 04 Digital Logic II May, I before starting the today s lecture

More information

CHAPTER 3 Numbers and Numeral Systems

CHAPTER 3 Numbers and Numeral Systems CHAPTER 3 Numbers and Numeral Systems Numbers play an important role in almost all areas of mathematics, not least in calculus. Virtually all calculus books contain a thorough description of the natural,

More information

6 3 4 9 = 6 10 + 3 10 + 4 10 + 9 10

6 3 4 9 = 6 10 + 3 10 + 4 10 + 9 10 Lesson The Binary Number System. Why Binary? The number system that you are familiar with, that you use every day, is the decimal number system, also commonly referred to as the base- system. When you

More information

Number Systems, Base Conversions, and Computer Data Representation

Number Systems, Base Conversions, and Computer Data Representation , Base Conversions, and Computer Data Representation Decimal and Binary Numbers When we write decimal (base 10) numbers, we use a positional notation system. Each digit is multiplied by an appropriate

More information

Binary math. Resources and methods for learning about these subjects (list a few here, in preparation for your research):

Binary math. Resources and methods for learning about these subjects (list a few here, in preparation for your research): Binary math This worksheet and all related files are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, version 1.0. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/,

More information

3. Convert a number from one number system to another

3. Convert a number from one number system to another 3. Convert a number from one number system to another Conversion between number bases: Hexa (16) Decimal (10) Binary (2) Octal (8) More Interest Way we need conversion? We need decimal system for real

More information

Chapter 4: Computer Codes

Chapter 4: Computer Codes Slide 1/30 Learning Objectives In this chapter you will learn about: Computer data Computer codes: representation of data in binary Most commonly used computer codes Collating sequence 36 Slide 2/30 Data

More information

Unsigned Conversions from Decimal or to Decimal and other Number Systems

Unsigned Conversions from Decimal or to Decimal and other Number Systems Page 1 of 5 Unsigned Conversions from Decimal or to Decimal and other Number Systems In all digital design, analysis, troubleshooting, and repair you will be working with binary numbers (or base 2). It

More information

To convert an arbitrary power of 2 into its English equivalent, remember the rules of exponential arithmetic:

To convert an arbitrary power of 2 into its English equivalent, remember the rules of exponential arithmetic: Binary Numbers In computer science we deal almost exclusively with binary numbers. it will be very helpful to memorize some binary constants and their decimal and English equivalents. By English equivalents

More information

Numbering Systems. InThisAppendix...

Numbering Systems. InThisAppendix... G InThisAppendix... Introduction Binary Numbering System Hexadecimal Numbering System Octal Numbering System Binary Coded Decimal (BCD) Numbering System Real (Floating Point) Numbering System BCD/Binary/Decimal/Hex/Octal

More information

Divide: Paper & Pencil. Computer Architecture ALU Design : Division and Floating Point. Divide algorithm. DIVIDE HARDWARE Version 1

Divide: Paper & Pencil. Computer Architecture ALU Design : Division and Floating Point. Divide algorithm. DIVIDE HARDWARE Version 1 Divide: Paper & Pencil Computer Architecture ALU Design : Division and Floating Point 1001 Quotient Divisor 1000 1001010 Dividend 1000 10 101 1010 1000 10 (or Modulo result) See how big a number can be

More information

Levent EREN levent.eren@ieu.edu.tr A-306 Office Phone:488-9882 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL LOGIC

Levent EREN levent.eren@ieu.edu.tr A-306 Office Phone:488-9882 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL LOGIC Levent EREN levent.eren@ieu.edu.tr A-306 Office Phone:488-9882 1 Number Systems Representation Positive radix, positional number systems A number with radix r is represented by a string of digits: A n

More information

A Short Guide to Significant Figures

A Short Guide to Significant Figures A Short Guide to Significant Figures Quick Reference Section Here are the basic rules for significant figures - read the full text of this guide to gain a complete understanding of what these rules really

More information

Now that we have a handle on the integers, we will turn our attention to other types of numbers.

Now that we have a handle on the integers, we will turn our attention to other types of numbers. 1.2 Rational Numbers Now that we have a handle on the integers, we will turn our attention to other types of numbers. We start with the following definitions. Definition: Rational Number- any number that

More information

Data Representation. Data Representation, Storage, and Retrieval. Data Representation. Data Representation. Data Representation. Data Representation

Data Representation. Data Representation, Storage, and Retrieval. Data Representation. Data Representation. Data Representation. Data Representation , Storage, and Retrieval ULM/HHIM Summer Program Project 3, Day 3, Part 3 Digital computers convert the data they process into a digital value. Text Audio Images/Graphics Video Digitizing 00000000... 6/8/20

More information

4 Operations On Data

4 Operations On Data 4 Operations On Data 4.1 Source: Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, students should be able to: List the three categories of operations performed on

More information

Fractional Numbers. Fractional Number Notations. Fixed-point Notation. Fixed-point Notation

Fractional Numbers. Fractional Number Notations. Fixed-point Notation. Fixed-point Notation 2 Fractional Numbers Fractional Number Notations 2010 - Claudio Fornaro Ver. 1.4 Fractional numbers have the form: xxxxxxxxx.yyyyyyyyy where the x es constitute the integer part of the value and the y

More information

COMPASS Numerical Skills/Pre-Algebra Preparation Guide. Introduction Operations with Integers Absolute Value of Numbers 13

COMPASS Numerical Skills/Pre-Algebra Preparation Guide. Introduction Operations with Integers Absolute Value of Numbers 13 COMPASS Numerical Skills/Pre-Algebra Preparation Guide Please note that the guide is for reference only and that it does not represent an exact match with the assessment content. The Assessment Centre

More information

Chapter 7 Lab - Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal Numbering Systems

Chapter 7 Lab - Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal Numbering Systems Chapter 7 Lab - Decimal, Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal Numbering Systems This assignment is designed to familiarize you with different numbering systems, specifically: binary, octal, hexadecimal (and decimal)

More information

Figure 1. A typical Laboratory Thermometer graduated in C.

Figure 1. A typical Laboratory Thermometer graduated in C. SIGNIFICANT FIGURES, EXPONENTS, AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION 2004, 1990 by David A. Katz. All rights reserved. Permission for classroom use as long as the original copyright is included. 1. SIGNIFICANT FIGURES

More information

CS321. Introduction to Numerical Methods

CS321. Introduction to Numerical Methods CS3 Introduction to Numerical Methods Lecture Number Representations and Errors Professor Jun Zhang Department of Computer Science University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 40506-0633 August 7, 05 Number in

More information

Addition Methods. Methods Jottings Expanded Compact Examples 8 + 7 = 15

Addition Methods. Methods Jottings Expanded Compact Examples 8 + 7 = 15 Addition Methods Methods Jottings Expanded Compact Examples 8 + 7 = 15 48 + 36 = 84 or: Write the numbers in columns. Adding the tens first: 47 + 76 110 13 123 Adding the units first: 47 + 76 13 110 123

More information

Binary Numbers The Computer Number System

Binary Numbers The Computer Number System Binary Numbers The Computer Number System Number systems are simply ways to count things. Ours is the base-0 or radix-0 system. Note that there is no symbol for 0 or for the base of any system. We count,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,

More information

Binary, Hexadecimal, Octal, and BCD Numbers

Binary, Hexadecimal, Octal, and BCD Numbers 23CH_PHCalter_TMSETE_949118 23/2/2007 1:37 PM Page 1 Binary, Hexadecimal, Octal, and BCD Numbers OBJECTIVES When you have completed this chapter, you should be able to: Convert between binary and decimal

More information

198:211 Computer Architecture

198:211 Computer Architecture 198:211 Computer Architecture Topics: Lecture 8 (W5) Fall 2012 Data representation 2.1 and 2.2 of the book Floating point 2.4 of the book 1 Computer Architecture What do computers do? Manipulate stored

More information

Systems I: Computer Organization and Architecture

Systems I: Computer Organization and Architecture Systems I: Computer Organization and Architecture Lecture 2: Number Systems and Arithmetic Number Systems - Base The number system that we use is base : 734 = + 7 + 3 + 4 = x + 7x + 3x + 4x = x 3 + 7x

More information

Subnetting Examples. There are three types of subnetting examples I will show in this document:

Subnetting Examples. There are three types of subnetting examples I will show in this document: Subnetting Examples There are three types of subnetting examples I will show in this document: 1) Subnetting when given a required number of networks 2) Subnetting when given a required number of clients

More information

CS201: Architecture and Assembly Language

CS201: Architecture and Assembly Language CS201: Architecture and Assembly Language Lecture Three Brendan Burns CS201: Lecture Three p.1/27 Arithmetic for computers Previously we saw how we could represent unsigned numbers in binary and how binary

More information

We could also take square roots of certain decimals nicely. For example, 0.36=0.6 or 0.09=0.3. However, we will limit ourselves to integers for now.

We could also take square roots of certain decimals nicely. For example, 0.36=0.6 or 0.09=0.3. However, we will limit ourselves to integers for now. 7.3 Evaluation of Roots Previously we used the square root to help us approximate irrational numbers. Now we will expand beyond just square roots and talk about cube roots as well. For both we will be

More information

Fractions to decimals

Fractions to decimals Worksheet.4 Fractions and Decimals Section Fractions to decimals The most common method of converting fractions to decimals is to use a calculator. A fraction represents a division so is another way of

More information

Positional Numbering System

Positional Numbering System APPENDIX B Positional Numbering System A positional numbering system uses a set of symbols. The value that each symbol represents, however, depends on its face value and its place value, the value associated

More information

ECE 0142 Computer Organization. Lecture 3 Floating Point Representations

ECE 0142 Computer Organization. Lecture 3 Floating Point Representations ECE 0142 Computer Organization Lecture 3 Floating Point Representations 1 Floating-point arithmetic We often incur floating-point programming. Floating point greatly simplifies working with large (e.g.,

More information

Binary Number System. 16. Binary Numbers. Base 10 digits: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Base 2 digits: 0 1

Binary Number System. 16. Binary Numbers. Base 10 digits: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9. Base 2 digits: 0 1 Binary Number System 1 Base 10 digits: 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Base 2 digits: 0 1 Recall that in base 10, the digits of a number are just coefficients of powers of the base (10): 417 = 4 * 10 2 + 1 * 10 1

More information

plc numbers - 13.1 Encoded values; BCD and ASCII Error detection; parity, gray code and checksums

plc numbers - 13.1 Encoded values; BCD and ASCII Error detection; parity, gray code and checksums plc numbers - 3. Topics: Number bases; binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal Binary calculations; s compliments, addition, subtraction and Boolean operations Encoded values; BCD and ASCII Error detection;

More information

Lecture 2: Number Representation

Lecture 2: Number Representation Lecture 2: Number Representation CSE 30: Computer Organization and Systems Programming Summer Session II 2011 Dr. Ali Irturk Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering University of California, San Diego

More information

COMP 250 Fall 2012 lecture 2 binary representations Sept. 11, 2012

COMP 250 Fall 2012 lecture 2 binary representations Sept. 11, 2012 Binary numbers The reason humans represent numbers using decimal (the ten digits from 0,1,... 9) is that we have ten fingers. There is no other reason than that. There is nothing special otherwise about

More information

1. Give the 16 bit signed (twos complement) representation of the following decimal numbers, and convert to hexadecimal:

1. Give the 16 bit signed (twos complement) representation of the following decimal numbers, and convert to hexadecimal: Exercises 1 - number representations Questions 1. Give the 16 bit signed (twos complement) representation of the following decimal numbers, and convert to hexadecimal: (a) 3012 (b) - 435 2. For each of

More information

2010/9/19. Binary number system. Binary numbers. Outline. Binary to decimal

2010/9/19. Binary number system. Binary numbers. Outline. Binary to decimal 2/9/9 Binary number system Computer (electronic) systems prefer binary numbers Binary number: represent a number in base-2 Binary numbers 2 3 + 7 + 5 Some terminology Bit: a binary digit ( or ) Hexadecimal

More information

CHAPTER 5 Round-off errors

CHAPTER 5 Round-off errors CHAPTER 5 Round-off errors In the two previous chapters we have seen how numbers can be represented in the binary numeral system and how this is the basis for representing numbers in computers. Since any

More information

Data Storage 3.1. Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning

Data Storage 3.1. Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning 3 Data Storage 3.1 Foundations of Computer Science Cengage Learning Objectives After studying this chapter, the student should be able to: List five different data types used in a computer. Describe how

More information

Numeral Systems. The number twenty-five can be represented in many ways: Decimal system (base 10): 25 Roman numerals:

Numeral Systems. The number twenty-five can be represented in many ways: Decimal system (base 10): 25 Roman numerals: Numeral Systems Which number is larger? 25 8 We need to distinguish between numbers and the symbols that represent them, called numerals. The number 25 is larger than 8, but the numeral 8 above is larger

More information

Activity 1: Bits and Bytes

Activity 1: Bits and Bytes ICS3U (Java): Introduction to Computer Science, Grade 11, University Preparation Activity 1: Bits and Bytes The Binary Number System Computers use electrical circuits that include many transistors and

More information

Decimal to Binary Conversion

Decimal to Binary Conversion Decimal to Binary Conversion A tool that makes the conversion of decimal values to binary values simple is the following table. The first row is created by counting right to left from one to eight, for

More information

The student will be able to... The teacher will... SKILLS/CONCEPTS K

The student will be able to... The teacher will... SKILLS/CONCEPTS K MATHEMATCS Subject Area: Component V: MATHEMATCS WHOLE NUMBER SENSE ndiana Academic Standard 1: Number Sense and Computation Understanding the number system is the basis of mathematics. Students develop

More information

= Chapter 1. The Binary Number System. 1.1 Why Binary?

= Chapter 1. The Binary Number System. 1.1 Why Binary? Chapter The Binary Number System. Why Binary? The number system that you are familiar with, that you use every day, is the decimal number system, also commonly referred to as the base-0 system. When you

More information

Classless Subnetting Explained

Classless Subnetting Explained Classless Subnetting Explained When given an IP Address, Major Network Mask, and a Subnet Mask, how can you determine other information such as: The subnet address of this subnet The broadcast address

More information

2. Perform the division as if the numbers were whole numbers. You may need to add zeros to the back of the dividend to complete the division

2. Perform the division as if the numbers were whole numbers. You may need to add zeros to the back of the dividend to complete the division Math Section 5. Dividing Decimals 5. Dividing Decimals Review from Section.: Quotients, Dividends, and Divisors. In the expression,, the number is called the dividend, is called the divisor, and is called

More information

BINARY CODED DECIMAL: B.C.D.

BINARY CODED DECIMAL: B.C.D. BINARY CODED DECIMAL: B.C.D. ANOTHER METHOD TO REPRESENT DECIMAL NUMBERS USEFUL BECAUSE MANY DIGITAL DEVICES PROCESS + DISPLAY NUMBERS IN TENS IN BCD EACH NUMBER IS DEFINED BY A BINARY CODE OF 4 BITS.

More information

Accuplacer Arithmetic Study Guide

Accuplacer Arithmetic Study Guide Testing Center Student Success Center Accuplacer Arithmetic Study Guide I. Terms Numerator: which tells how many parts you have (the number on top) Denominator: which tells how many parts in the whole

More information

Data Storage. Chapter 3. Objectives. 3-1 Data Types. Data Inside the Computer. After studying this chapter, students should be able to:

Data Storage. Chapter 3. Objectives. 3-1 Data Types. Data Inside the Computer. After studying this chapter, students should be able to: Chapter 3 Data Storage Objectives After studying this chapter, students should be able to: List five different data types used in a computer. Describe how integers are stored in a computer. Describe how

More information

1.3 Order of Operations

1.3 Order of Operations 1.3 Order of Operations As it turns out, there are more than just 4 basic operations. There are five. The fifth basic operation is that of repeated multiplication. We call these exponents. There is a bit

More information

Borland C++ Compiler: Operators

Borland C++ Compiler: Operators Introduction Borland C++ Compiler: Operators An operator is a symbol that specifies which operation to perform in a statement or expression. An operand is one of the inputs of an operator. For example,

More information

Introduction to Fractions

Introduction to Fractions Introduction to Fractions Fractions represent parts of a whole. The top part of a fraction is called the numerator, while the bottom part of a fraction is called the denominator. The denominator states

More information

2.3 IPv4 Address Subnetting Part 2

2.3 IPv4 Address Subnetting Part 2 .3 IPv4 Address Subnetting Part Objective Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to determine subnet information for a given IP address and subnetwork mask. When given an IP address, network

More information

Chapter 6 Digital Arithmetic: Operations & Circuits

Chapter 6 Digital Arithmetic: Operations & Circuits Chapter 6 Digital Arithmetic: Operations & Circuits Chapter 6 Objectives Selected areas covered in this chapter: Binary addition, subtraction, multiplication, division. Differences between binary addition

More information

Mathematics Success Grade 8

Mathematics Success Grade 8 T92 Mathematics Success Grade 8 [OBJECTIVE] The student will create rational approximations of irrational numbers in order to compare and order them on a number line. [PREREQUISITE SKILLS] rational numbers,

More information

TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator Keystroke Guide

TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator Keystroke Guide TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator Keystroke Guide In your textbook you will notice that on some pages a key-shaped icon appears next to a brief description of a feature on your graphing calculator. In this

More information

Chapter 1. Binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers

Chapter 1. Binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers Chapter 1. Binary, octal and hexadecimal numbers This material is covered in the books: Nelson Magor Cooke et al, Basic mathematics for electronics (7th edition), Glencoe, Lake Forest, Ill., 1992. [Hamilton

More information

CHAPTER TWO. 2.1 Unsigned Binary Counting. Numbering Systems

CHAPTER TWO. 2.1 Unsigned Binary Counting. Numbering Systems CHAPTER TWO Numbering Systems Chapter one discussed how computers remember numbers using transistors, tiny devices that act like switches with only two positions, on or off. A single transistor, therefore,

More information

This Unit: Floating Point Arithmetic. CIS 371 Computer Organization and Design. Readings. Floating Point (FP) Numbers

This Unit: Floating Point Arithmetic. CIS 371 Computer Organization and Design. Readings. Floating Point (FP) Numbers This Unit: Floating Point Arithmetic CIS 371 Computer Organization and Design Unit 7: Floating Point App App App System software Mem CPU I/O Formats Precision and range IEEE 754 standard Operations Addition

More information

A Step towards an Easy Interconversion of Various Number Systems

A Step towards an Easy Interconversion of Various Number Systems A towards an Easy Interconversion of Various Number Systems Shahid Latif, Rahat Ullah, Hamid Jan Department of Computer Science and Information Technology Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology

More information

NUMBER SYSTEMS TUTORIAL

NUMBER SYSTEMS TUTORIAL NUMBER SYSTEMS TUTORIAL Courtesy of: thevbprogrammer.com Number Systems Concepts The study of number systems is useful to the student of computing due to the fact that number systems other than the familiar

More information