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Addition and subtraction operators act on numeric expressions.
Logical operators act on numeric expressions. The operation is performed bitwise, that is, independently on each bit of the operands to produce the result.
Table 32 shows addition, subtraction, and logical operators.
Table 32. Addition, subtraction, and logical operators
Operator  Alias  Usage  Explanation 


 Add A to B  

 Subtract B from A  
 & 
 Bitwise AND of A and B 
 ^ 
 Bitwise Exclusive OR of A and B 


 Bitwise OR of A and B 
The use of 
as an alias for :OR:
is
deprecated.