By Allan E. Moose, Marian J. Lorenz

ISBN-10: 0938862545

ISBN-13: 9780938862543

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A. Convert from decimal to Hi-Byte, La-Byte form: 1. 1536 2. 53768 3. 53762 4. 53249 5. 54282 6. 54286 7. 58466 Number Systems and Hardware 35 B. 22F 2. 230 3. 26F 4. 2F4 5. D407 6. E45F 7. D20E C. 255 2. 198 3. 228 4. 195 5. 219 7. 63 Codes As well as using the digits zero and one to represent numbers in binary form, sequences ofO's and I 's can be used as codes to represent characters, special symbols, and instructions to peripheral devices. Such codes permit communication between the computer's central processor unit (CPU) and the keyboard, TV screen, and printer.

Hexadecimal numbers take advantage of the fact that a byte is two groups of four digits. A four bit number (sometimes called a nibble) can represent any number from zero to fifteen. The digits to 9 are used as in the decimal number system, but there are no single position symbols for the equivalents to 10, 11 , 12, 13 , 14, and 15. The letters A,B,C,D,E, and F are used so that hexadecimal numbers can be reproduced by a printer. Table 1-3 compares the decimal, binary and hexadecimal systems. ° Table 1-3.

There are two types of interrupts; Non-Maskable Interrupts (NMI) and Interrupt Requests (IRQ) . Whether or not the processor responds to an IRQ depends on the IRQ disable bit (I) in the processor status register. If the I bit is clear (ie. equal to zero), then the external interrupt will be serviced. If the I bit is set (ie. equal to 1), the processor will ignore the interrupt request. The instructions to set and clear this bit arc: SEI eLi Set Interrupt Disable Bit Clear Interrupt Disable Bit Interrupt requests cause the processor to go to a subroutine that services the interrupting device .

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