Floating-Point IP Cores User Guide

ID 683750
Date 9/13/2021
Document Table of Contents Single-Precision Format

The single-precision format contains the following binary patterns:
  • The MSB holds the sign bit.
  • The next 8 bits hold the exponent bits.
  • 23 LSBs hold the mantissa.

The total width of a floating-point number in the single-precision format is 32 bits. The bias for the single-precision format is 127.

Figure 10. Single-Precision RepresentationThis figure shows a single-precision representation.

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