ES 4 reading check 2
Read Harris & Harris, sections 2.3-2.4
Due via provide, 9/15 at 10am
`provide es4 rc2 readingcheck_02.txt`
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1) Which of the following are true, based on the theorems given in the book?
(select all that apply)
[ ] AND is associative
[ ] OR is associative
[ ] AND distributes over OR
[ ] OR distributes over AND
2) DeMorgan's theorem states that
(select one)
[ ] !(A + B) = AB
[ ] !(A + B) = !A!B
[ ] !(A + B) = !(AB)
[ ] !(A + B) = !A + !B
3) In a boolean equation, what is a prime implicant?
(select one)
[ ] A term which contains each variable exactly once
[ ] The first term in the equation
[ ] A term which is a dual of another (indicated with a prime: "'" )
[ ] A term which cannot be combined and simplified with any others
4)
Which of the following does the book mention as guidelines for drawing circuits?
(select all that apply)
[ ] When a circuit contains both AND and OR gates, the AND gates should be on top
[ ] Straight lines are better than jaggy ones
[ ] Wires always connect at a T junction
[ ] Never use diagonal lines
[ ] Whenever possible, gates should flow from left to right
5) What questions do you have about this material?
(free response)
6) What topics would you most like to review in class?
(free response)