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What is the meaning of addressing mode?

  1. Jul 28, 2015 #1
    what is addressing mode? and what is the meaning of these following statements
    BYTE_VALUE DB 150; A byte value is defined
    WORD_VALUE DW 300; A word value is defined
    ADD BYTE_VALUE,65;An immediate operand 65is added
    MOV AX,45H
    what is 45h?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 28, 2015 #2
    It's not an address, it's just a hexidecimal value. We use base 16 in computers a lot because it makes thinking about numbers in terms of bits easier. 45h = 69

    These commands are exactly identical as far as the computer is concerned.
    MOV AX, 45H
    MOV AX, 69
  4. Jul 28, 2015 #3
  5. Jul 28, 2015 #4
    thanks man
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