GATE | GATE-CS-2005 | Question 90

Consider the following floating point format
GATECS2005Q84A

Mantissa is a pure fraction in sign-magnitude form. The normalized representation for the above format is specified as follows. The mantissa has an implicit 1 preceding the binary (radix) point. Assume that only 0’s are padded in while shifting a field. The normalized representation of the above number (0.239 × 213) is:
(A) 0A 20
(B) 11 34
(C) 4D D0
(D) 4A E8


Answer: (D)

Explanation: ans_46

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