6.2. Data processing instructions

These are the fundamental arithmetic and logical operations of the processor and operate on values in the general-purpose registers, or a register and an immediate value. Multiply and divide instructions can be considered special cases of these instructions.

Data processing instructions mostly use one destination register and two source operands. The general format can be considered to be the instruction, followed by the operands, as follows:

  Instruction Rd, Rn, Operand2

The second operand might be a register, a modified register, or an immediate value. The use of R indicates that it can be either an X or a W register.

The data processing operations include:

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