ENSC150
Lecture 4
Agenda
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Construction of “Sum of Products”(SOP) form from the Truth Table
(TT)
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Changing the function from “Sum of Products” to “Product of Sums”
(POS)
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From TT to SOP
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Assume that instead of the Boolean equation of a function, you are
given the truth table for it. For example:
X
Y
F
0
0
1
0
1
0
1
0
1
1
1
0
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Can you construct the Sum of Product form directly from this table?
Ask yourself, when is
F
= 1
?
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Atousa Hajshirmohammadi, SFU

Let’s have an example with a 3-Input function:
X
Y
Z
F
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
0
1
0
0
1
1
0
1
1
1
1
0
0
1
1
1
0
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