IEEE 754 floating point value RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi All,

    I used the following 


    Convertor to check for the floating point value (0.00238044)

    the equivalent binary = 0 01110110 00111000000000100101000

    but If I remove first bit for sign (0) and the next eight bits for exponent:(01110110)

    the mantissa = 00111000000000100101000;

    I use the formula = 1*(2**-3)+  1*(2**-4)+ 1*(2**-5)+... I get 0.2187

    What mistake am i making in the conversion.


    Monday, August 13, 2018 10:48 AM

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    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 7:19 AM
  • Hi Stanly, Sorry about that and thanks for your reply.

    Tuesday, August 14, 2018 10:18 AM