## TOOL: ODD PARITY CALCULATOR

#### ODD PARITY CALCULATOR

Enter a binary number.

The parity bit is 0.

11010110

SOLUTION STEPS

To keep the number of 1s odd, append a 0 to the number.

OTHER INFORMATION

👉 Click here to see how we can convert 1101011 to decimal.

👉 Click here to see how we can append an even parity bit to 1101011.

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## INFORMATION

To set the total numbers of 1s to an odd number, we add an extra bit to the leftmost or righmost position. The extra located bit is called the odd parity bit. This provides a simple check mechanism for some errors in the transmission of information.

### WHAT IS ODD PARITY CALCULATOR?

Odd parity calculator,

• Finds the odd parity bit value,
• Append or prepend it to the binary sequence
• Illustrates all solution steps.

### HOW TO USE THE ODD PARITY CALCULATOR?

You can use the odd parity calculator in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter a binary number to the input box and click on the "CALCULATE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator.

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input box. If you use this property, a random binary number is generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. You can see the result and explanations below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOX

To find the odd parity bit that should be inserted to some other binary numbers you can clear the input box by clicking on the CLEAR button under the input box.

• #### SELECTING THE PARITY BIT LOCATION

You can select the location of the parity bit by clicking on the drop down menu below the input box.

• You can copy the generated solution by clicking on the "Copy Text" link, appaers under the solution panel.