Oct 12, 2013 Thread starter #1 S shamieh Active member Sep 13, 2013 539 Perform the following operations involving eight bit 2's complement numbers and indicate whether arithmetic overflow occurs. 1. 00110110 + 01000101 = 01111011 Overflow: there is none because we are adding to positive numbers. Did I do this correctly?

Perform the following operations involving eight bit 2's complement numbers and indicate whether arithmetic overflow occurs. 1. 00110110 + 01000101 = 01111011 Overflow: there is none because we are adding to positive numbers. Did I do this correctly?

Oct 13, 2013 #2 E Evgeny.Makarov Well-known member MHB Math Scholar Jan 30, 2012 2,533 The sum is correct, and there is indeed no overflow, but not because you are adding two positive numbers. When you add 1 to 01111111, there is an overflow.

The sum is correct, and there is indeed no overflow, but not because you are adding two positive numbers. When you add 1 to 01111111, there is an overflow.