GATE | GATE CS Mock 2018 | Question 32

IEEE Standard 754 floating point is the most common representation today for real numbers on computers. The diagram below shows these parts are stored in memory:

The IEEE 754 standard includes special cases for numbers that are difficult to represent, such as 0 because it lacks an implicit leading 1. Consider the following situations for IEEE Standard 754 floating point:

Which of the following option is not correct?
(A) Code-1 represented number Zero
(B) Code-2 represented +/- Denormalized number
(C) Code-3 represented +/- Infinity
(D) Code-4 represented number Zero

Answer: (D)

Explanation: Only option (D) is false.33

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