# Answer to Question #39687 in Other Engineering for Sourav

Question #39687

Give 16 bit representation to represent the number -15.25 using the following format:

Sign |------------Exponent -------------------------------------|-------------mantissa ------------------|

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

i) Bit 0 should be 0 if the number is positive and 1 if the number is negative.

ii) Exponent should be stored as number in 8th -complement form, (i.e., base=8)

Sign |------------Exponent -------------------------------------|-------------mantissa ------------------|

0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15

i) Bit 0 should be 0 if the number is positive and 1 if the number is negative.

ii) Exponent should be stored as number in 8th -complement form, (i.e., base=8)

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