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Python - Bitwise Operators

 

NOTE : All the examples in this page are written in Python 3.x. It may not work if you use Pyton 2.x

 

Operation

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Comments

AND

&

Bitwise AND (e.g, x & y)

OR

|

Bitwise AND (e.g, x | y)
NOT

~

Bitwise Complement (e.g, ~x)

XOR

^

Bitwise Exclusive OR (e.g, x ^ y)
SHIFT RIGHT

>>

x >> y
SHIFT LEFT

<<

x << y

 

 

 

Example 01 > Basic Operation

 

a = 216

b = 133

 

print('a     = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a,16),']')

print('b     = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(b,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(b,16),']')

print('a & b = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a & b,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a & b,16),']')

print('a | b = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a | b,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a | b,16),']')

print('a ^ b = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a ^ b,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a ^ b,16),']')

print('~a    = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(~a,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(~a,16),']')

print('~b    = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(~b,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(~b,16),']')

print('a<<4  = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a<<4,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a<<4,16),']')

print('a>>4  = ','{0:{1}d}'.format(a>>4,6),'[','{0:0{1}b}'.format(a>>4,16),']')

 

 

Result :----------------------------------------------------

 

a     =     216 [ 0000000011011000 ]

b     =     133 [ 0000000010000101 ]

a & b =     128 [ 0000000010000000 ]

a | b =     221 [ 0000000011011101 ]

a ^ b =      93 [ 0000000001011101 ]

~a    =    -217 [ -000000011011001 ]

~b    =    -134 [ -000000010000110 ]

a<<4  =    3456 [ 0000110110000000 ]

a>>4  =      13 [ 0000000000001101 ]