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**Ravikumar** Dear Professionals,

I want help from your end, Could you please any one help me following question.

If u help me, i will great full to you.

1. A computer stores a number in a 16-bit word using floating-point arrangement. Given that the first bit is reserved for the sign, followed by 6 bits for the exponent having a biased of (+31) and the remaining bits for the mantissa with a hidden bit. Show how the computer stores -0.625.

Regards

Ravikumar

Lecturer of Statistics

BMA-Bangalore-37.