Reverses the value of its argument. Use NOT when you want to make sure a value is not equal to one particular value.
Logical is a value or expression that can be evaluated to TRUE or FALSE.
If logical is FALSE, NOT returns TRUE; if logical is TRUE, NOT returns FALSE.
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||Reverses FALSE (TRUE)
||Reverses an equation that evaluates to TRUE (FALSE)