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Addition, subtraction, and logical operators act on numeric expressions.
Logical operations are performed bitwise, that is, independently on each bit of the operands to produce the result.
The following table shows the addition, subtraction, and logical operators:
Table 76 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.