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Re: Lab 4

Re: Lab 4

From: Robert Dick <dickrp_at_avoiding.spam>
Date: Mon May 05 2008 - 07:44:46 CDT

Kenny Tay:
> Not really. Are you trying to say that I'm supposed to convert the number
> to 4bit two's complement and then do the addition? I was thinking that the
> Lab was phrased in a sense that it wanted you to deal with 3bit numbers and
> then convert to 4bits only after the addition process.

There is no conversion. The sum of two three-bit numbers is naturally four
bits long. I don't understand why -4 poses any problem. What is the
three-bit two's-complement encoding for -4?

-Robert Dick-
Received on Mon May 5 07:44:46 2008

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