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Lesson 5 Binary shifts

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Learners will be introduced to binary shifting that can be used for multiplication and division of binary numbers. They will discover why binary shifting might be needed, and they will learn about overflow and underflow.

Learning objectives

  • Perform binary shifts
  • Describe situations where binary shifts can be used
  • Explain how overflow errors can occur
  • Explain how underflow occurs

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