Floating Point: Theory

Specification Points
Specification Reference Specification Point
3.3.4.a demonstrate an understanding of floating point representation of a real binary number
3.3.4.b Normalise a real binary number
3.3.4.c Discuss the trade-off between accuracy and range when representing numbers


Mini Website

This mini website covers the specification points above.

Students should read through the information and make their own notes.

There are some suggestions for tasks in the 'Lesson Ideas' section which could be used to accompany the website.

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