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How to get the MSB of a Byte?

 
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Friends,

Please, i have one byte like "byte b = 120", and i want to get the MSB (if it is 0 or 1) of this byte "b", i search in internet but i didn't found a way to make this...

 
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Are you familiar with the bitwise operators?

The & operator can help you with this problem.
 
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Actually, if all you want is the most significant bit, it is 1 if the byte is negative and 0 otherwise...

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