64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point number 0 - 011 1111 1110 - 1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 converted to decimal base ten (double)

How to convert 64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point:
0 - 011 1111 1110 - 1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000.

1. Identify the elements that make up the binary representation of the number:

First bit (the leftmost) indicates the sign,
1 = negative, 0 = positive.


The next 11 bits contain the exponent:
011 1111 1110


The last 52 bits contain the mantissa:
1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000

2. Convert the exponent, that is allways a positive integer, from binary (base 2) to decimal (base 10):

011 1111 1110(2) =


0 × 210 + 1 × 29 + 1 × 28 + 1 × 27 + 1 × 26 + 1 × 25 + 1 × 24 + 1 × 23 + 1 × 22 + 1 × 21 + 0 × 20 =


0 + 512 + 256 + 128 + 64 + 32 + 16 + 8 + 4 + 2 + 0 =


512 + 256 + 128 + 64 + 32 + 16 + 8 + 4 + 2 =


1,022(10)

3. Adjust the exponent, subtract the excess bits, 2(11 - 1) - 1 = 1023, that is due to the 11 bit excess/bias notation:

Exponent adjusted = 1,022 - 1023 = -1

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):

1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000(2) =

1 × 2-1 + 1 × 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 + 0 × 2-11 + 0 × 2-12 + 0 × 2-13 + 0 × 2-14 + 0 × 2-15 + 0 × 2-16 + 1 × 2-17 + 0 × 2-18 + 0 × 2-19 + 0 × 2-20 + 0 × 2-21 + 0 × 2-22 + 0 × 2-23 + 0 × 2-24 + 0 × 2-25 + 0 × 2-26 + 0 × 2-27 + 0 × 2-28 + 0 × 2-29 + 0 × 2-30 + 0 × 2-31 + 0 × 2-32 + 0 × 2-33 + 0 × 2-34 + 0 × 2-35 + 0 × 2-36 + 0 × 2-37 + 0 × 2-38 + 0 × 2-39 + 0 × 2-40 + 0 × 2-41 + 0 × 2-42 + 0 × 2-43 + 0 × 2-44 + 0 × 2-45 + 0 × 2-46 + 0 × 2-47 + 0 × 2-48 + 0 × 2-49 + 0 × 2-50 + 0 × 2-51 + 0 × 2-52 =


0.5 + 0.25 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0.000 007 629 394 531 25 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 + 0 =


0.5 + 0.25 + 0.000 007 629 394 531 25 =


0.750 007 629 394 531 25(10)

Conclusion:

5. Put all the numbers into expression to calculate the double precision floating point decimal value:

(-1)Sign × (1 + Mantissa) × 2(Exponent adjusted) =


(-1)0 × (1 + 0.750 007 629 394 531 25) × 2-1 =


1.750 007 629 394 531 25 × 2-1 =


0.875 003 814 697 265 625

0 - 011 1111 1110 - 1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000
converted from
64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point
to
base ten decimal system (double) =


0.875 003 814 697 265 625(10)

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

64 bit double precision IEEE 754 binary floating point standard representation of numbers requires three building blocks: 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 - 011 1111 1110 - 1100 0000 0000 0000 1000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 0.875 003 814 697 265 625 Jul 08 06:10 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 1010 - 1010 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 3 328 Jul 08 06:06 UTC (GMT)
0 - 000 0000 0100 - 0000 1010 1100 0000 1111 0101 1100 0010 1000 1111 0101 1100 0011 = 0.000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 000 1 Jul 08 06:04 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 1111 - 1101 0101 1001 1101 0111 1001 0010 1100 1001 0011 1101 0101 0010 = 120 221.473 336 448 223 562 911 152 839 660 644 531 25 Jul 08 06:02 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0000 - 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 1111 = 3.999 999 999 999 999 555 910 790 149 937 383 830 547 332 763 671 875 Jul 08 06:00 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0001 1000 - 0011 1010 1001 1101 0101 1110 1010 1000 0100 1100 1110 0001 1001 = 41 237 181.314 846 225 082 874 298 095 703 125 Jul 08 05:55 UTC (GMT)
0 - 011 1111 0000 - 1010 0011 0110 1110 0010 1110 1011 0001 1100 0100 0000 0000 0000 = 0.000 049 999 999 999 994 493 293 797 859 223 559 498 786 926 269 531 25 Jul 08 05:46 UTC (GMT)
0 - 101 1111 0000 - 0011 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 485 893 918 359 583 558 830 082 845 622 846 749 157 157 803 709 517 429 688 926 062 451 769 860 403 818 879 240 485 404 329 626 398 327 084 742 175 184 698 040 430 686 518 529 863 031 353 453 314 048 Jul 08 05:38 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0100 - 0000 1000 1001 0110 0011 1110 1011 0101 0001 0110 0101 0000 1110 = 33.073 361 792 319 801 111 261 767 800 897 359 848 022 460 937 5 Jul 08 05:38 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0001 1001 - 0010 1000 0000 0010 0110 1111 0111 1000 1111 1011 1010 0111 0111 = 77 597 117.890 359 744 429 588 317 871 093 75 Jul 08 05:30 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0101 - 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 1110 = 123.733 333 333 333 320 069 868 932 478 129 863 739 013 671 875 Jul 08 05:29 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0000 0000 - 1100 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 = 3.5 Jul 08 05:29 UTC (GMT)
0 - 100 0100 0110 - 0100 0011 1101 1100 0100 0110 0111 0010 0100 0110 1010 1100 0100 = 2 987 085 417 696 381 108 224 Jul 08 05:17 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)