# Ruby program to demonstrate the bitwise OR (|) operator

Ruby Example: Write a program to demonstrate the bitwise OR (|) operator.
Submitted by Nidhi, on December 03, 2021

Problem Solution:

In this program, we are going to demonstrate the Bitwise OR (|) Operator in the Ruby programming language.

Here, Bitwise operator performs a Bitwise OR operation on binary numbers and prints the resulting decimal number.

Program/Source Code:

The source code to demonstrate the bitwise OR "|" operator is given below. The given program is compiled and executed successfully.

```# Ruby program to demonstrate the
# bitwise OR "|" operator

num1=5
num2=3
res =0

res = num1 | num2;
print num1," | ", num2," = ",res,"\n"

num1=7
num2=4
res = num1 | num2;
print num1," | ", num2," = ",res
```

Output:

```5 | 3 = 7
7 | 4 = 7
```

Explanation:

In the above program, we created three integer variables num1, num2, res that are initialized with 5, 3, 0 respectively. Then we performed a Bitwise "OR" operation using the (|) operator and printed the result using the print() function.

Evolution of expression:

```res = 5 | 3
0101
0011
=====
0111

res = 7

res = 7 & 4
0111
0100
=====
0111

res = 7
```

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