This short episode shows how a complicated truth table can be clarified by using “don’t cares” to represent input values.
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Tarnoff, David, "Episode 6.06 – Don’t Cares as Inputs" (2020). Computer Organization and Design Fundamentals Series. https://dc.etsu.edu/computer-organization-design-oer/46