CS 61C Quiz - Week 1

Current time: Fri Dec 9 05:29:33 2016

Deadline: Fri Jun 27 23:59:00 2008


Question 1:

Why do computers and the C language have both signed and unsigned integers?
What would be wrong with just having signed integers in the computer? in C?

Question 2:

Given that Moore's Law doubles the number of transistors every 18
months, someone could build a decimal number computer. What would be the
advantages and disadvantages of such a computer? What might a normal
computer-user notice about a decimal computer? What might a programmer

Question 3:

What did you find difficult or confusing about the reading? If
nothing was difficult or confusing, tell us what you found most
interesting. Please be as specific as possible.

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