## “Is the result negative?”

- What do we mean by result?
- . . . the result of the unsigned arithmetic?
- . . . or the result of the signed arithmetic using 2's complement notation?

- What is the operation whose result we are considering?
- . . . the addition, subtraction, or comparison specified by the instruction?
- . . . or the action taken by the processor in response to this instruction?

- What do we mean by result?