# complement

Sanyev Babu

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posted 12 years ago

The binary of 4 "00000100"

If you do a complement if becomes "11111011" which is actually -5.

Just remember this when you do a complement on a positive number the resulting negative number will be one greater than the original positive number with a negative sign.

~4 = -(4+1)

When we are doing a complement we are actually doing a two's complement.

If you do a complement if becomes "11111011" which is actually -5.

Just remember this when you do a complement on a positive number the resulting negative number will be one greater than the original positive number with a negative sign.

~4 = -(4+1)

When we are doing a complement we are actually doing a two's complement.

Corey McGlone

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