Converter of 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point standard system numbers: converting to base ten decimal (double)

Convert 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 floating point standard binary numbers to base ten decimal system (double)

A number in 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point standard representation requires three building elements: sign (it takes 1 bit and it's either 0 for positive or 1 for negative numbers), exponent (11 bits), mantissa (52 bits)

Latest 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 floating point binary standard numbers converted to decimal base ten (double)

0 - 111 1111 1111 - 0100 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = SNaN, Signalling Not a Number Feb 20 11:00 UTC (GMT)
1 - 100 0000 0101 - 0110 1011 0111 1011 1100 1101 0101 0100 1001 1101 0101 0110 1110 = -90.870 900 461 295 349 259 671 638 719 737 529 754 638 671 875 Feb 20 10:55 UTC (GMT)
0 - 101 1111 0000 - 0011 0010 0100 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 489 490 172 689 547 581 880 634 445 631 568 476 741 380 188 769 867 476 454 715 811 269 258 288 646 939 249 234 863 996 960 355 541 077 860 862 799 836 558 470 006 242 586 512 403 136 026 299 596 800 Feb 20 10:52 UTC (GMT)
0 - 000 0000 0000 - 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1100 1101 = 0 Feb 20 10:52 UTC (GMT)
1 - 111 1111 1111 - 1100 0011 0001 1001 1001 1000 0000 0110 0100 0000 0000 0000 0000 = QNaN, Quiet Not a Number Feb 20 10:43 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0001 1000 - 1001 0011 0111 0100 1011 1111 1111 1101 0111 1001 0101 1000 0000 = 52 881 791.980 265 617 370 605 468 75 Feb 20 10:43 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0000 - 1010 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 3.25 Feb 20 10:31 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0011 - 0100 0000 0100 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 20.015 625 Feb 20 10:31 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0001 1011 - 0100 0101 1110 0101 0010 1001 0001 1111 1100 1010 0110 1000 1110 = 341 725 841.986 916 422 843 933 105 468 75 Feb 20 10:30 UTC (GMT)
1 - 100 0100 1111 - 1011 0001 0111 0000 0011 0100 1101 0111 0000 0110 0011 0000 0010 = -2 046 854 529 937 625 577 422 848 Feb 20 10:30 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 1001 - 0011 0100 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 1 234 Feb 20 10:25 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0001 0010 - 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 524 288 Feb 20 10:25 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0101 - 0011 1001 1100 1110 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 78.451 171 875 Feb 20 10:25 UTC (GMT)
All base ten decimal numbers converted to 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point

How to convert numbers from 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point standard to decimal system in base 10

Follow the steps below to convert a number from 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point representation to base 10 decimal system:

  • 1. Identify the elements that make up the binary representation of the number:
    First bit (leftmost) indicates the sign, 1 = negative, 0 = pozitive.
    The next 11 bits contain the exponent.
    The last 52 bits contain the mantissa.
  • 2. Convert the exponent, that is allways a positive integer, from binary (base 2) to decimal (base 10).
  • 3. Adjust the exponent, subtract the excess bits, 2(11 - 1) - 1 = 1,023, that is due to the 11 bit excess/bias notation.
  • 4. Convert the mantissa, that represents the number's fractional part (the excess beyond the number's integer part, comma delimited), from binary (base 2) to decimal (base 10).
  • 5. Put all the numbers into expression to calculate the double precision floating point decimal value:
    (-1)Sign × (1 + Mantissa) × 2(Exponent adjusted)

Example: convert the number 1 - 100 0011 1101 - 1000 0000 0010 0001 0100 0000 0100 1110 0000 0100 0000 1010 1000 from 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point system to base ten decimal (double):

  • 1. Identify the elements that make up the binary representation of the number:
    First bit (leftmost) indicates the sign, 1 = negative, 0 = pozitive.
    The next 11 bits contain the exponent: 100 0011 1101
    The last 52 bits contain the mantissa:
    1000 0000 0010 0001 0100 0000 0100 1110 0000 0100 0000 1010 1000
  • 2. Convert the exponent, that is allways a positive integer, from binary (base 2) to decimal (base 10):
    100 0011 1101(2) =
    1 × 210 + 0 × 29 + 0 × 28 + 0 × 27 + 0 × 26 + 1 × 25 + 1 × 24 + 1 × 23 + 1 × 22 + 0 × 21 + 1 × 20 =
    1,024 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 32 + 16 + 8 + 4 + 0 + 1 =
    1,024 + 32 + 16 + 8 + 4 + 1 =
    1,085(10)
  • 3. Adjust the exponent, subtract the excess bits, 2(11 - 1) - 1 = 1,023, that is due to the 11 bit excess/bias notation:
    Exponent adjusted = 1,085 - 1,023 = 62
  • 4. Convert the mantissa, that represents the number's fractional part (the excess beyond the number's integer part, comma delimited), from binary (base 2) to decimal (base 10):
    1000 0000 0010 0001 0100 0000 0100 1110 0000 0100 0000 1010 1000(2) =
    1 × 2-1 + 0 × 2-2 + 0 × 2-3 + 0 × 2-4 + 0 × 2-5 + 0 × 2-6 + 0 × 2-7 + 0 × 2-8 + 0 × 2-9 + 0 × 2-10 + 1 × 2-11 + 0 × 2-12 + 0 × 2-13 + 0 × 2-14 + 0 × 2-15 + 1 × 2-16 + 0 × 2-17 + 1 × 2-18 + 0 × 2-19 + 0 × 2-20 + 0 × 2-21 + 0 × 2-22 + 0 × 2-23 + 0 × 2-24 + 0 × 2-25 + 1 × 2-26 + 0 × 2-27 + 0 × 2-28 + 1 × 2-29 + 1 × 2-30 + 1 × 2-31 + 0 × 2-32 + 0 × 2-33 + 0 × 2-34 + 0 × 2-35 + 0 × 2-36 + 0 × 2-37 + 1 × 2-38 + 0 × 2-39 + 0 × 2-40 + 0 × 2-41 + 0 × 2-42 + 0 × 2-43 + 0 × 2-44 + 1 × 2-45 + 0 × 2-46 + 1 × 2-47 + 0 × 2-48 + 1 × 2-49 + 0 × 2-50 + 0 × 2-51 + 0 × 2-52 =
    0.5 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 488 281 25 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 015 258 789 062 5 + 0 + 0.000 003 814 697 265 625 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 000 014 901 161 193 847 656 25 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 000 001 862 645 149 230 957 031 25 + 0.000 000 000 931 322 574 615 478 515 625 + 0.000 000 000 465 661 287 307 739 257 812 5 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 000 000 003 637 978 807 091 712 951 660 156 25 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 000 000 000 028 421 709 430 404 007 434 844 970 703 125 + 0 + 0.000 000 000 000 007 105 427 357 601 001 858 711 242 675 781 25 + 0 + 0.000 000 000 000 001 776 356 839 400 250 464 677 810 668 945 312 5 + 0 + 0 + 0 =
    0.5 + 0.000 488 281 25 + 0.000 015 258 789 062 5 + 0.000 003 814 697 265 625 + 0.000 000 014 901 161 193 847 656 25 + 0.000 000 001 862 645 149 230 957 031 25 + 0.000 000 000 931 322 574 615 478 515 625 + 0.000 000 000 465 661 287 307 739 257 812 5 + 0.000 000 000 003 637 978 807 091 712 951 660 156 25 + 0.000 000 000 000 028 421 709 430 404 007 434 844 970 703 125 + 0.000 000 000 000 007 105 427 357 601 001 858 711 242 675 781 25 + 0.000 000 000 000 001 776 356 839 400 250 464 677 810 668 945 312 5 =
    0.500 507 372 900 793 612 302 550 172 898 918 390 274 047 851 562 5(10)
  • 5. Put all the numbers into expression to calculate the double precision floating point decimal value:
    (-1)Sign × (1 + Mantissa) × 2(Exponent adjusted) =
    (-1)1 × (1 + 0.500 507 372 900 793 612 302 550 172 898 918 390 274 047 851 562 5) × 262 =
    -1.500 507 372 900 793 612 302 550 172 898 918 390 274 047 851 562 5 × 262 =
    -6 919 868 872 153 800 704(10)
  • 1 - 100 0011 1101 - 1000 0000 0010 0001 0100 0000 0100 1110 0000 0100 0000 1010 1000 converted from 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point representation to a decimal number (float) in decimal system (in base 10) = -6 919 868 872 153 800 704(10)