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while converting int to byte?

Anto Telvin
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hi
i am trying to convert int to byte.
300
in binary : 0000 0000 0000 0000 0000 0001 0010 1100
after truncating HO bytes 0010 1100
inverting 1101 0011
adding one 1101 0100

manually doing i am getting this as output. but the complier is showing 44 .may i know why ? am i wrong in any step ?please help

thanks


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fred rosenberger
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you only need to invert/add 1 if the lead/high bit is 1. Since after the truncation the lead bit is 0, you shouldn't.

Then it's simply adding up the powers of 2 to get 44.


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Anto Telvin
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thank you very much .
 
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