Chapter 12.1, Problem 38ES

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In 31—39, write a regular expression to define the given set of strings. Use the shorthand notations given in the section whenever convenient. In most cases, your expression will describe other strings in addition to the given ones, but try to make your answer fit the given strings as closely as possible within reasonable space limitations.

38. All telephone numbers that have three digits, then a hyphen. then three more digits, then a hyphen, and then four digits, where the first three digits are either 800 or 888 and the last four digits start and end with a 2.

To determine

Write a regular expression to define the given set of strings. Use the shorthand notations given in the section when ever convenient. In most cases, your expression will describe other strings in addition to the given ones. but try to make your answer fit the given strings as closely as possible wïthin reasonable space limitations.

All telephone numbers that have three digits, then a hyphen, then three more digits, then a hyphen, and then four digits, where the first three digits are either

Explanation

**Given information:**

All telephone numbers that have three digits, then a hyphen, then three more digits, then a hyphen, and then four digits, where the first three digits are either

**Concept used:**

The first three digits are either

**Calculation:**

The set of strings has

The objective is to write corresponding regular expression using shorthand notation.

The number digits can be denoted with ttie character class

The three digits can be denoted as

The first

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