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Consider the floating point system F(10,5,-5,4).

Using a calculator that works on this system, indicate the likely outcome of

w = (x - y) * w * z, where x = 11/7, y =1.5719, w = 1000 and z = 379

a) -0.18950 x 10^{4}

b) -0.18950 x 10^{3}

c) -0.17867 x 10^{4}

d) -0.17866 x 10^{3}

e) Underflow

f) -0.17867 x 10^{3}

g) Overflow

h) -0.17866 x 10^{4}

Ans: The floating point system is a kind of number system used to represent numbers having whole numbers and some part of the fracti