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In this week’s interactive assignment, you will continue building your concept map presentation you began in Week 1 to illustrate and make connections between the concepts of computer systems. This week’s section of the concept map and corresponding discussion are focused on computer arithmetic.
In your concept map, create a multiplication algorithm flow chart, and label and describe each step of the algorithm. For the same algorithm, provide a hardware diagram to depict the multiplication, including the arithmetic and logic unit (ALU), the multiplicand, the product, and their interactions.
Attach your presentation concept map to your initial post. (If you chose to utilize a web-based presentation software, insert the URL to your presentation in your post.)
In addition to your concept map, address the following in your initial post in the discussion forum:
Explain the addition and subtraction operations of the ALU of the computer.
Define multiplication and division operations and example algorithms to perform these operations.
Summarize the arithmetic operations using floating-point representation, and introduce the concept of sub-word parallelism for computer arithmetic.