This full solution covers the following key subjects: Algorithm, Binary, bit, bits, Comparison. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 101 chapters, and 4221 solutions. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 56E from chapter: 4.2 was answered by , our top Math solution expert on 06/21/17, 07:45AM. Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780073383095. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, edition: 7. The answer to “How many bit operations does the comparison algorithm from Exercise 55 use when the larger of a and b has n bits in its binary expansion?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 26 words. Since the solution to 56E from 4.2 chapter was answered, more than 252 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer.