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help on floating multiply in 8051

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by [email protected], Feb 22, 2004.

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  1. Guest

    for a project i should multiply a port content that can be ( 1 to
    to 85.899346 whit assambly what should i do?
    notice that the input can be for example 13543.68 or so ! but ( at
    most 2 digit for floating in input so we don't have 23657.687)
    any help would be most appriciated
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  3. Ken Smith

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    This sounds more like a fixed point multiply.

    Multiply by 1441151882 then shift right by 3 bytes.

    Doing a 32bit * 32bit -> 64bit multiply is easy on the 8051.
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