fixed-point number

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Noun1.fixed-point number - a number represented in fixed-point notation
number - a concept of quantity involving zero and units; "every number has a unique position in the sequence"
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A fixed-point number can be converted to floating point by determining the number of sign bits and normalizing the mantissa through shifting it by that number.
Adding two fixed-point numbers is no different from adding two integers.

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