Performs a bitwise exclusive OR on two expressions.

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# Arguments

*expression1*-
Any numeric expression.

*expression2*-
Any numeric expression.

# Remarks

The **^** operator coerces the arguments to matching data types. Then the **^** operator looks at the binary representation of the values of two expressions and does a bitwise exclusive OR operation on them. The data types of the arguments determine the data type returned by this operator.

The result of this operation behaves as follows:

В | Copy Code |
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0101 (expression1) 1100 (expression2) ---- 1001 (result) |

When one, and only one, of the expressions has a 1 in a digit, the result has a 1 in that digit. Otherwise, the result has a 0 in that digit.