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Binary converter (supports IEEE754)

  1. Jul 30, 2009 #1
    Here is a good tool for checking your solution when converting a number from decimal to binary or from binary to decimal.

    It supports integer numbers (8, 16 and 32 bits) for both unsigned and signed numbers.

    It also includes a converter for single precision and double precision numbers according to the IEEE754 standard. I wish I had this tool when I was in school as we had to use C code and read the memory location of the floating-point variable to check if our manual conversion was right or wrong.

    This is the address: http://www.binaryconvert.com" [Broken]

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  3. Aug 20, 2009 #2


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    hate to be a party pooper...but on Windows, calc.exe will do that
  4. Aug 20, 2009 #3
    Well I don't know what version of Windows you have. I have WinXP and calc.exe only performs binary conversion for integer numbers (char, short, int)... NOT for single and double precision IEEE 754 numbers. That's why I think this website provides more features than the traditionnal Windows calc.
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