# xor

Logical XOR for symbolic expressions

## Syntax

## Description

## Examples

### Set and Evaluate Condition

Combine two symbolic inequalities into a logical expression using
`xor`

.

syms x range = xor(x > -10, x < 10);

Replace variable `x`

with 11 and 0. If you replace `x`

with 11, then inequality `x > -10`

is valid and ```
x <
10
```

is invalid. If you replace `x`

with 0, both inequalities are
valid. Note that `subs`

only substitutes the numeric values into
the inequalities. It does not evaluate the inequalities to logical `1`

or
`0`

.

x1 = subs(range,x,11) x2 = subs(range,x,0)

x1 = -10 < 11 xor 11 < 10 x2 = -10 < 0 xor 0 < 10

To evaluate these inequalities to logical `1`

or `0`

,
use `isAlways`

. If only one inequality is valid,
the expression with `xor`

evaluates to logical `1`

. If
both inequalities are valid, the expression with `xor`

evaluates to logical
`0`

.

isAlways(x1) isAlways(x2)

ans = logical 1 ans = logical 0

Note that `simplify`

does not simplify these logical
expressions to logical `1`

or `0`

. Instead, simplify
returns *symbolic* constants `symtrue`

or
`symfalse`

.

s1 = simplify(x1) s2 = simplify(x2)

s1 = symtrue s2 = symfalse

Convert symbolic `symtrue`

or `symfalse`

to logical
values using `logical`

.

logical(s1) logical(s2)

ans = logical 1 ans = logical 0

## Input Arguments

## Tips

If you call

`simplify`

for a logical expression containing symbolic subexpressions, you can get the symbolic constants`symtrue`

and`symfalse`

. These two constants are not the same as logical`1`

(`true`

) and logical`0`

(`false`

). To convert symbolic`symtrue`

and`symfalse`

to logical values, use`logical`

.`assume`

and`assumeAlso`

do not accept assumptions that contain`xor`

.

## Version History

**Introduced in R2012a**