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  1. An N-bit two's-complement numeral system can represent every integer in the range −2N-1 to +2N-1-1

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  2. of a binary number is defined as the value obtained by subtracting the number from a large power of two (specifically, from 2N for an N-bit two's complement)

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  3. A two's-complement system or two's-complement arithmetic is a system in which negative numbers are represented by the two's complement of the absolute value; this system is the most common method of representing signed integers on computers

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  4. In such a system, a number is negated (converted from positive to negative or vice versa) by computing its two's complement

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  5. The two's-complement system has the advantage of not requiring that the addition and subtraction circuitry examine the signs of the operands to determine whether to add or subtract

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