UGC-NET | UGC NET CS 2016 July – II | Question 7

The IEEE-754 double-precision format to represent floating point numbers, has a length of _____ bits.
(A) 16
(B) 32
(C) 48
(D) 64


Answer: (D)

Explanation: The IEEE-754 double-precision format to represent floating point numbers, has a length of 64 bits.
1 bit for sign, 11 bit for exponent and rest 52 is for fraction.
So, option (D) is correct.

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