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Answer the following:

1. Convert the followings: [5 marks]

a. 0xAC12 to binary

b. -10710 to 8-bit 2’s Complement
c. 10011110 (8-bit 2’s complement representation) to decimal

d. 11010110102 into hexadecimal

e. 1108 into hexadecimal

2. Show how the floating point value 36.625 would be stored using IEEE-754 single precision (be sure to indicate the sign bit, the exponent, and the significand fields) [5 marks]

Online submission via Turnitin is required for this assignment.Rationale

This assessment task covers topic 2, and has been designed to ensure that you are engaging with the subject content on a regular basis. More specifically it seeks to assess your ability to:

  • be able to describe the concepts of data representations and use appropriate methods of implementation;
  • be able to calculate different number systems.

Marking criteriaThe following marking criteria will be used to mark the assignment:


Questions Fail ( Pass (50% – 64%) Credit (65% – 74%) Distinction (75% – 84%) High Distinction (>84%)
Question 1 & 2 Neither the answers are correct nor the steps. The answer is not correct, but the steps are correct. The answer is correct or there were only a few slip of pen, or a step or two were missing. Answer is correctAll steps were shown.