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What is normalized form and why are floating-point numbers usually stored that way?
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To maximimize the range of unique numbers.  Calculations are usually done with extra bits to preserve accuracy as much as possible.  The result is then 'normalized' to preserve as much of that as possible.
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Thank-you very much, I can figure out the rest of what I am doing now with the answer you gave me
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