# Conditions of Overflow and Underflow

Computer Organization

Floating Point Representation of Numbers (XIII)

Define the conditions of Overflow and Underflow in floating point representation of numbers. Explain with examples.

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Floating Point Representation of Numbers (XIII)

Written by :- Thokchom Sarojkumar Sinha

The Conditions of Overflow and Underflow

Suppose that in our hypothetical computer the maximum number of digits that can hold in the

mantissa is 6 and that in the exponent is 2. Let the mantissa part and the exponent part have their

own independent signs.

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation to define the conditions of Overflow and Underflow

in floating point representation of numbers.

It contains step-by-step explanation of the conditions of Overflow and Underflow in normalized floating point representation of numbers .

Solution contains detailed step-by-step explanation.