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Function to calculate two's complement of a number in C++

HariniMadugula
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Last Modified: 2011-10-03
I am new to C++ and would like sample code on how to create two's complement of a number.
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have a look at this article to find out what the two's complement is and what it is used for http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two's_complement

int number = 12345; // whatever you like
int twoscompl = ~number + 1; // this is the way as it is defined (negate all bits and add 1)
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int twoscompl = -number;  // this is the trivial way to do the same thing in any programming language

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