Like a wild card in a game of poker, an unspecified truth table entry called a “don’t care” can make our sum-of-products expressions so much nicer.
For ease of adapting the materials, audio and transcripts are available to download.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 4.0 International License.
Visit the author's website for more information.
Worksheet for this episode is available on the author's website. Please note that the worksheet is not under a Creative Commons License.
Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals Series was created as part of the East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.
Tarnoff, David, "Episode 6.05 – Don’t Cares, the Logical Kind" (2020). Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals Series. https://dc.etsu.edu/computer-organization-design-oer/45