Boolean Logic

(bool -&n loj ik) (n.) Named after the nineteenth-century mathematician George Boole, Boolean logic is a form of algebra in which all values are reduced to either TRUE or FALSE. Boolean logic is especially important for computer science because it fits nicely with the binary numbering system, in which each bit has a value of either 1 or 0. Another way of looking at it is that each bit has a value of either TRUE or FALSE.

Vangie Beal
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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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