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Like in the UK the vast majority are harmless but they do have adders (apparently the subtractors left years ago
After explaining finite field operations they describe hardware platforms such as instruction set processors, ASIC designs, hardware description languages and programmable logic, general principles of circuit synthesis, adders and subtractors, multipliers, dividers and other arithmetic operators, circuits for finite field operations and floating-point units.
Many of these operations are "value subtractors," manufacturing unsalable products out of valuable raw materials and labor that in a free economy would be liberated for truly productive uses.