By W.D. Wallis

ISBN-10: 0817642692

ISBN-13: 9780817642693

This creation to discrete arithmetic is aimed basically at undergraduates in arithmetic and desktop technology on the novices and sophomore degrees. The textual content has a quite utilized orientation and starts with a survey of quantity structures and common set concept. integrated are discussions of clinical notation and the illustration of numbers in desktops. An advent to set concept comprises mathematical induction, and leads right into a dialogue of Boolean algebras and circuits.

Relations and features are outlined. An creation to counting, together with the Binomial Theorem, is utilized in learning the fundamentals of chance idea. Graph examine is mentioned, together with Euler and Hamilton cycles and bushes. this can be a motor vehicle for a few effortless proofs, in addition to serving as one other instance of an information constitution. Matrices and vectors are then outlined. The e-book concludes with an advent to cryptography, together with the RSA cryptosystem, including the required common quantity concept, resembling the Euclidean algorithm.

Good examples ensue all through, and so much labored examples are via effortless perform difficulties for which complete ideas are supplied. on the finish of each part there's a challenge set, with ideas to odd-numbered routines. there's a complete index.

A math path on the university point is the necessary history for this article; university algebra could be the such a lot worthwhile. even if, scholars with larger mathematical guidance will reap the benefits of a number of the more difficult sections.

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4 66. 2 67. 3 68. 77 69. 4 19 In Exercises 70 to 84, express the number in hexadecimal (base 16) using the symbols 0, 1, ... , 9,A,B,C,D,E,F. 70. 723 71. 108 72. 91 73. 5 74. 16 75. 03 76. 12 77. 255 78. 104 79. 27 80. 5 81. 12 82. 8 83. 6 84. 257 In Exercises 85 to 92, convert the binary number to hexadecimal. 85. 1001 0010 0100 86. 1101 101 87. 11 88. 111 89. 0010 1110 011 90. 0110 111 91. 01 92. 1100 1TOT In Exercises 93 to 100, convert the hexadecimal number to binary. 93. 1A01 94. OB 95. 1101 96.

48 18. 10888 19. 99 20. 1713 In Exercises 21 to 36, carry out the additions and subtractions in a floating point system of length 5. 21. 7941 X 103 22. 9392 X 103 23. 7143 X 103 24. 9214 X 102 25. 1102 X 102 26. 4103 X 104 21. 5123 x 10- 3 28. 7814 x 10- 2 29. 7411 X 102 30. 3908 X 102 31. 3142x 102 32. 1142 X 104 33. 1432 X 103 34. 8904 X 104 35. 2241 x 10- 3 36. 6616 x 10-4 In Exercises 37 to 44, carry out the multiplication in a floating point system of length 3. 37. 48 X 102 . 24 1. Properties of Numbers 38.

28-32 37. 44-4 38. -16- ( -29) What is the IEEE754 representation of the numbers in Exercises 39 to 46? Give both binary and hexadecimal fonns. 39. 625 40. 625 41. 48 42. 1 30 1. Properties of Numbers 43. 27 44. 75 45. 75 46. 3 The hexadecimal numbers in Exercises 47 to 52 are in IEEE754 format. What real numbers do they represent (in base 10)? ) 47. 02A80000 48. 9350COOO 49. 86BCOOOO 50. 03400000 51. 43DOOOOO 52. 6AB80000 53. Suppose a computer uses two's complement arithmetic and 16 bits are available.