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Homework Help: Sign magnitude number

  1. Mar 10, 2006 #1
    for 10011101 and 11001100 ,what is the decimal value in sign magnitude format (8bits) ??
    pls help
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 12, 2006 #2
    signed magnitude is basically just binary with the left-most bit reserved for sign: 1 --- negative, 0 ---- positive

    so:

    10011101 = -29

    11001100 = -76
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2006
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