Hello,

Can anyone help me simplifying this term?

a AND (a xor b)

I know that I can write it like this:

(a AND not b) OR (not a AND b)

But how to simplify further? Would be grateful for any help. Thanks!

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- Oct 23rd 2009, 03:23 AMshadow147Simplifying a term
Hello,

Can anyone help me simplifying this term?

a AND (a xor b)

I know that I can write it like this:

(a AND not b) OR (not a AND b)

But how to simplify further? Would be grateful for any help. Thanks! - Oct 23rd 2009, 07:21 AMPiperAlpha167
- Oct 23rd 2009, 01:47 PMSoroban
Hello, shadow147!

I'll let*you*supply some of the reasons . . .

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Simplify: .a AND (a XOR b)

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- Oct 23rd 2009, 03:10 PMshadow147
Awesome, much appreciated, thank you!

Just one question:

Thats = 0 isn't it? Why did you replace it with f? And at the end you got

Why is it possible to ignore the f and say that

is the result?