IS112 SOFTWARE & HARDWARE CONCEPTS

FALL 2000

UNIT TWO ASSIGNMENT

For the assigned programming language, research the supported data types, storage requirements, and value ranges. As some languages have extensive data types, limit to those that may be included with those discussed in class (alphanumeric, signed and unsigned fixed point, floating point, pointer).

Example:

Type Storage Range

alpha byte 0 255

littlenum byte -128 - +127

num word -32,768 - +32,767

fract doubleword 1.1 e-38 to 1.1 e +37