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Level

Advanced (A Level)

Topic

18 - Boolean Logic

Test

03 - Logic Gates

Logic Gates

The three main (beginner) gates you need to learn about are: AND, OR and the NOT gate. There are additional gates (advanced) that you will go on to discover like: NAND, XOR and NOR. Remember, a truth table basically describes the behaviour of a logic gate.

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Here's what they look like - you will need to memorise their names and associated shape.

AND

AND symbol

OR

OR symbol

NOT (Inverter)

NOT symbol

Go further: Additional Gates, NOR, NAND and XOR

Click the below link to read more about the additional gates as well as view truth tables for each.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logic_gate

Create your own: https://logic.ly/demo/samples

History: https://www.scribd.com/doc/24926600/HISTORY-the-Earliest-Logic-Gates-Were-Made

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