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nanna | 15:27 Fri 12th Nov 2004 | Technology
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State the 4 steps to convert a negative number using 2's complement

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finding the 2's complement is just one more than 1's complement, which is pretty easy.  So find the 1's complement and then add 1

http://gs.fanshawec.on.ca/tlc/math270/1_6_Two%27s_Comp_Notation.htm if you get stuck....

...and the ones compliment involves changing the 1s to 0s and vise versa. 

Two complement:

1. changing the 1s to 0s and vise versa.
2. add 1

3. ignore overflow

4. Bob's your uncle

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