## TOOL: K-MAP SOLVER FOR MAXTERMS (WITH DON'T CARES-SUM OF PRODUCTS FORM)

#### K-MAP SOLVER FOR MAXTERMS (WITH DON'T CARES)

Enter the maxterm numbers and don't care conditions.

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The calculator above gives the simplified function in sum of products form. If you are looking for the Product of Sums solution, please click here.

## INFORMATION

The Karnaugh map is an important tool used to simplify functions in Boolean algebra. The 1s, 0s, and don't care conditions from the truth table are transferred to the Karnaugh map in a specific order, and rectangular groups consisting of 1s with side lengths of 1, 2, or 4 are identified. Terms corresponding to each group are combined to obtain a simplified expression.

## INPUT FORMAT

Enter the maxterm numbers to the first input box and don't care conditions to the second one. The maxterms and don't care conditions should be different numbers. These numbers should be separated by commas or spaces.

### WHAT IS K-MAP SOLVER FOR MAXTERMS (WITH DON'T CARES-POS)?

Karnaugh map solver for maxterms,

• Constructs a Karnaugh map based on the entered maxterm numbers and don't care conditions,
• Indicates the groups in different colors and
• Finds the simplified expression in sum of products form.

### HOW TO USE THE K-MAP SOLVER FOR MAXTERMS (WITH DON'T CARES-POS)?

Karnaugh map solver for maxterms can be used in two ways.

• #### USER INPUTS

You can enter the maxterm numbers and don't care conditions to the input boxes and click on the "SOLVE" button. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator.

• #### RANDOM INPUTS

You can click on the DIE ICON next to the input boxes. If you use this property, a set of maxterm numbers and don't care conditions are generated and entered to the calculator, automatically. The result and explanations appaer below the calculator. You can create your own examples and practice using this property.

• #### SELECTING THE NUMBER OF VARIABLES

The number of variables are automatically set to a number based on the entered maxterms and don't care conditions. You can select the number of variables manually by clicking on the corresponding radio button under the input box.

• #### CLEARING THE INPUT BOX

To find the simplified functions corresponding to the entered maxterms, you can clear the input boxes by clicking on the CLEAR button.

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