Karnaugh Mapping error

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MWalden

Joined Apr 26, 2007
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On the Karnaugh mapping chapter in the section larger 4 variable Karnaugh maps I believe there is an error. About halfway down the page it says it maps this equation on a Karnaugh map:

A'B'C'D'+A'B'CD'+AB'C'D'+ABCD

which the map is right. But the simplified boolean expression is:

B'C'D'+A'B'D+ABCD

Isn't the D in the second product group suppose to be D's compliment D'?
If not what am I missing?
 

Dave

Joined Nov 17, 2003
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Indeed it looks as though you have found an error. The error has also propagated onto the subsequent paragraph. Thanks for pointing it out.

Dave
 
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