1876 Electronic Definition or Meaning for sign and magnitude

Definition for sign and magnitude


What is sign and magnitude in electronics?
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sign and magnitude
is a method of representing numbers by allocating one bit of a binary word
usually the most significant bit to represent the sign of the number held in the
remaining bits of the word. 1 is used to represent negative and 0 positive. Also
known as sign and modulus.

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