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The problem is how to begin converting 111011.0101 into floating point. I actually did begin looking at the first digit number "1" and identify that it is a negative since is one and zero is positive. Then I try working 111011.0101 separately by splitting 111011 for now and do 0101 after. I am not exactly sure if the decimal between the digits suggest a mantissa, so that is another question I need to be point out on.

Finally, believe I let the following digits 111011 represented by bits. For example: let first digit be 128, let second digit be 64, let third digit be 32, let forth digit be 16, etc.

Then I'm stuck on the part where calculation are suppose to be made?

Note:Here is the question in case I was not clear -Convert the following binary numbers to floating-point format using single-precision IEEE 754 format.

Convert your answer to hexadecimal format.

Convert this 111011.0101 to floating point.

2. Relevant equations

No equations. I'm not sure if there is suppose to be a mantissa somewhere in the digits.

3. The attempt at a solution

Unfinished solution, full calculations has not been completed yet.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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# Homework Help: Converting binary numbers to floating point format using single-precision IEEE 754

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