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How are numbers actually represented at the lowest levels inside a computer? Let's break down integer and floating point encoding.


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Integer encoding


The representation of a number in a computer is collectively called the number of machines. Data processing and computation in a computer are both binary.

Generally, the number of machines is represented in 8 bits. Practical Data has positive and negative numbers, because the computer can only represent 0 and 1 states, and the …

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