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A. Convert +512 into sign/magnitude.
b. Convert -29 into sign/magnitude.
c. Convert +512 into two's complement.
d. Convert -29 into two's complement.

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a) Expressing +512 in 16 bit sign - magnitude

(512)10 = (1000000000)2.

Sign bit (leftmost bit) should be 0 since the number is positive.

So, the result is 0000001000000000. (We add six0's to make it 16-bit)

b) Express -29 in 8-bit sign-magnitude ...

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