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A 32-bit floating-point number is represented by a 7-bit signed exponent, and a 24-bit fractional mantissa. The base of the scale factor is 16,

The range of the exponent is ___________

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Which signed representation should be here? As 2's comp is used practically should we use it
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one problem in doing too much  old questions is this that they dont specify everything
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M not understanding selected answer in above link..can anyone please explain ..what is difference if base is 2 and base is 16.
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base factor rmeans nothing more but like

we have mantissa and exponential so we write 0.M    *  2 ^E - bias

now since scale factor 16 u write  16 ^E - bias
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Will the exponent stored is treated as base 16 number or base 2 number ??
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i think that it will not affect exponent ...... not sure though

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