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# Experiment 12 - The Absorption Law

The absorption law is particularly important in simplifying complex logical problems. You learn more on this later...

## Absorption Law I

The absorption law of an AND with an OR operation reads...

$$A \wedge (A \vee B) = A$$

 Logic diagram absorption law I. Logic circuit absorption law I. (Enlarge)

## Absorption Law II

The absorption law of an OR with an AND operation reads...

$$A \vee (A \wedge B) = A$$

 Logic diagram absorption law II. Logic circuit absorption law II. (Enlarge)
 Comparison Arithmetic - Boolean Algebra For the absorption law, you find no corresponding law in the basic arithmetic!