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Answer:

Of course. Bit patterns can represent anything symbolic.


Bit Patterns

The question is silly. There is nothing mysterious about representing signed numbers with bit patterns. Here is another silly question:

Is it possible to represent a fraction with a whole number of bits?

Of course. It is just a matter of picking a bit pattern for each fraction you wish to represent. There are several systematic ways to do this. This chapter discusses some of them.


QUESTION 2:

In the decimal value 12.6 what power of 10 is associated with: