[BBC-Micro] Converting numeric representations
Jonathan Graham Harston
jgh at arcade.demon.co.uk
Wed Apr 30 23:29:56 BST 2008
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Peter Craven wrote:
> In programming, changing the format of a floating-point number
> so the left-most digit in the mantissa is not a zero.
How should describe what I'm doing in
As normalising is moving the mantissa until the top bit is
nonzero, the word denormalising seems appropriate for moving the
mantissa (usually the other way) until the exponent is zero.
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