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bits.RotateLeft32() Function in Golang with Examples
  • Last Updated : 19 Apr, 2020
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Go language provides inbuilt support for bits to implement bit counting and manipulation functions for the predeclared unsigned integer types with the help of bits package. This package provides RotateLeft32() function which is used to rotate a left by (k mod 32) bits and to rotate a right by k bits you need to call RotateLeft32(a, -k). To access the RotateLeft32() function you need to add a math/bits package in your program with the help of the import keyword.

Syntax:

func RotateLeft32(a uint32, k int) uint32

Parameters: This function takes two parameter i.e., a of uint32 type and k of int type.

Return Value: This function return the rotated(either left or right) value of uint32 type.

Example 1 :






// Golang program to illustrate bits.RotateLeft32() Function
package main
  
import (
    "fmt"
    "math/bits"
)
  
// Main function
func main() {
  
    // Using RotateLeft32() function
    var a uint32 = 6
    b := bits.RotateLeft32(a, 5)
    fmt.Printf("Original: %b", a)
    fmt.Printf("\nAfter Rotation(Left): %b", b)
  
}

Output:

Original: 110
After Rotation(Left): 11000000

Example 2:




// Golang program to illustrate bits.RotateLeft32() Function
package main
  
import (
    "fmt"
    "math/bits"
)
  
// Main function
func main() {
  
    // Using RotateLeft32() function
    var a uint32 = 5
    b := bits.RotateLeft32(a, -1)
    fmt.Printf("Original: %b", a)
    fmt.Printf("\nAfter Rotation(Right): %b", b)
  
}

Output:

Original: 101
After Rotation(Right): 10000000000000000000000000000010

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