# Finite state machine inputs

if a finite state machine has 5 input signals

A, B, C, D, E

Does this mean there must be 2⁵ inputs along with the state built into the logic?

• 32 POSSIBLE & BINARY input states exist. All may not be used. May 8, 2019 at 9:31

• @jsotola, $2^{5}=32$, doesn't it? May 7, 2019 at 22:54