### What does **boolean logic** mean?

# Definitions for boolean logic

bool·ean log·ic

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### Princeton's WordNet

Boolean logic, Boolean algebranoun

a system of symbolic logic devised by George Boole; used in computers

### Wiktionary

Boolean logicnoun

A system of symbolic logic that is the basis of Boolean algebra

### Wikipedia

boolean logic

In mathematics and mathematical logic, Boolean algebra is a branch of algebra. It differs from elementary algebra in two ways. First, the values of the variables are the truth values true and false, usually denoted 1 and 0, whereas in elementary algebra the values of the variables are numbers. Second, Boolean algebra uses logical operators such as conjunction (and) denoted as ∧, disjunction (or) denoted as ∨, and the negation (not) denoted as ¬. Elementary algebra, on the other hand, uses arithmetic operators such as addition, multiplication, subtraction and division. Boolean algebra is therefore a formal way of describing logical operations, in the same way that elementary algebra describes numerical operations. Boolean algebra was introduced by George Boole in his first book The Mathematical Analysis of Logic (1847), and set forth more fully in his An Investigation of the Laws of Thought (1854). According to Huntington, the term "Boolean algebra" was first suggested by Henry M. Sheffer in 1913, although Charles Sanders Peirce gave the title "A Boolean Algebra with One Constant" to the first chapter of his "The Simplest Mathematics" in 1880. Boolean algebra has been fundamental in the development of digital electronics, and is provided for in all modern programming languages. It is also used in set theory and statistics.

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boolean logic

Boolean logic, also known as Boolean algebra, is a branch of mathematics that deals with variables that have only two possible values, typically denoted as true or false, 1 or 0, yes or no etc. It is named after George Boole, who first defined an algebraic system of logic in the mid 19th century. Boolean logic plays a fundamental role in computer programming and digital circuit design, where it is used to manipulate binary data and make logical deductions and decisions.

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Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of boolean logic in Chaldean Numerology is:

**2**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of boolean logic in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**2**

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