Topics

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Many of my articles address common topics; I’ve grouped them here for your convenience.

Properties of the Powers of Two

Binary numbers are made of powers of two; these articles discuss their properties:

Properties of Binary Numbers

These articles discuss properties of binary numerals:

Binary Arithmetic

These articles discuss binary arithmetic:

Bicimals

These articles discuss bicimals, the binary equivalent of decimals:

Binary Palindromes

These articles discuss binary palindromes (numbers like 1001001):

Visualizing Binary Numbers

These articles discuss ways to visualize binary numbers:

Correctly Rounded Decimal to Floating-Point Conversion

These articles discuss conversion of decimal strings to floating-point binary numbers:

Correctly Rounded Floating-Point to Decimal Conversion

These articles discuss conversion of floating-point binary numbers to decimal strings:

Printing the Contents of a Floating-Point Variable

These articles show different ways to display the exact contents of an IEEE 754 floating-point variable:

Dingbat

2 Responses to “Topics”

  1. Adam Says:

    Thx for interesting informations. Can you add :
    * finding repeating paterns in binary ( for example :
    1/6 = 0.0(01)= 0.00101010101010101010…
    where () show repeating pattern
    * expand converter to use also such notation. For example 0.((001)^{88}010)

    see for more info :

    http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/2013/105283/ref/

    TIA

  2. Rick Regan Says:

    @Adam,

    These two online converters handle repeating binary; they may be helpful to you:

    http://www.knowledgedoor.com/2/calculators/convert_a_number_with_a_repeating_fractional_part.html

    http://www.knowledgedoor.com/2/calculators/convert_a_number_with_a_mixed_fractional_part.html

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