Odd Parity of 101010101

How to calculate odd parity bit of binary number 101010101?

Step 1: Gather your Data

Collect the data bits that you want to include in your message. The binary number 101010101 consists of 9 (nine) bit data sequence.

Step 2: Count the Number of 1s

Count the number of 1s in your data sequence. In our example, there are 5 (five) 1s.

Step 3: Determine Parity

Determine whether the number of 1s in your bits is odd or even. Since we have five 1s in example with 101010101, which is an odd number, we need to set the parity bit to 0, because the number of 1s is already odd .

Step 4: Append the Parity Bit

Append the parity bit (0) to the end of your number.

The resulting message becomes: 1010101010.
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