A-level Computing/OCR/Basic Principles of Hardware, Software and Applications/Machine Level Architecture/Boolean Algebra
- Boolean Algebra
Boolean Algebra had very little practical use until digital electronics and computers were invented. Digital computers use the binary number system, which has only two stats, 0 and 1. Boolean algebra is ideal for this table
|TRUE||IT IS RAINING TODAY|
|FALSE||IT IS NOT RAINING TODAY|
Boolean Equation: An equation that expresses a Boolean's output Q in terms of Boolean inputs X,Y and Z etc.. To which one or more Boolean functions, such as OR, AND and NOT, are applies, more in the Logic gates section.