CPSC 330 - Addendum
Partial Study Guide for Chapter 6
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1. Be able to define or match these terms (usually noted in the textbook
margins).
p. 228 branch prediction
p. 254 radix point
p. 254,262 fixed-point number
p. 254 scaling operations
p. 254 overflow
p. 256 sign-magnitude
p. 257 radix complement
p. 257 diminished radix complement
p. 257 2's complement
p. 257 1's complement
p. 265 single precision
p. 265 multiple precision
p. 266 ripple carry adders
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p. 292 significand
p. 292 mantissa
p. 292 bias (or excess) notation
p. 293 hidden bit
p. 294 Not-a-Number (NaN)
p. 295 denormal numbers
p. 295 floating-point overflow
p. 296 rounding
2. Be able to fill in the blanks to complete statements of key concepts.
p. 262 integer number representations
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p. 300 chapter 6 summary
3. Be able to:
A.
4. Thought questions:
A.