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Direct Evaluation of Floating Debugginq
Point Numbers in Hexadecimal Aid
The information in this publication is based in
part on data contained in Form A22.o821-7.
The following tables can be used to evaluate
a floating point number represented in
hexadecimal form. The technique uses a table
lookup in the hexadecimal integer table, and
a table lookup in the hexadecimal fraction
table. The user unites the integer from the
first table with the fraction from the second
table, to form one number, and then performs
a calculation to obtain the value of the
floating point number.
Convert the floating point number BFF13A2C to decimal.
1. Look up the three digits to the right of the two characteristic
digits in the direct hexadecimal integer table.