## Left Shift

`x = x * 2^value`

(normal operation)

`x << value`

(bit-wise operation)

Example:

`x = x * 16`

(which is the same as `2^4`

)

The left shift equivalent would be `x = x << 4`

## Right Shift

`x = x / 2^value`

(normal arithmetic operation)

`x >> value`

(bit-wise operation)

Example:

`x = x / 8`

(which is the same as `2^3`

)

The right shift equivalent would be `x = x >> 3`