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Chapter 10, Problem 19RQ
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What is the rule for assigning foreign keys in an M:M association?

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Discuss the rule for assigning foreign keys in an M: M association.

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Foreign Keys:

Keys that help to establish the physical connection of tables, which are logically related for understanding associations as described in data model, are known as foreign keys.

Under (M, M) association, it is difficult to embed foreign key from related tables. Thus, a separate link table is created by the database designer which contains foreign keys. This link table is inserted between original tables to transform the (M, M) association into two (1, M) associations...

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