# Question: what is the smallest base10 positive number that can be...

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What is the smallest base-10 positive number that can be stored
using 7 bits, where the 1^{st} bit is used for the sign of
the number; the 2^{nd} bit for the sign of the exponent; 3
bits for the magnitude of mantissa, and the rest of the bits for
the magnitude of the exponent?