Determine the smallest floating point number x greater than 1 that can be
represented exactly in a binary single precision floating point system.
Determine the quantity ε = x - 1 (This is called machine epsilon).
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32 bits.
1 bit sign
8 bits for exponent
23 bits for significand
I'm thinking something like -
0|01111111|00000000000000000000001
Which equals 1.0000001