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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Demonstrate your understanding of some of the coding schemes discussed in Technology Summary 5.2 (pp. 159–160) by indicating which type of code is represented by each of the following. You should be prepared to explain and defend your answers.

  1. a. The student ID codes used at your college.
  2. b. ICR codes used by the banking industry.
  3. c. The customer codes used in Figure 5.3 (pg. 152).

a)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The student ID codes used at the college.

Introduction:

Database management systems (DBMS):

It is computer software for creating and managing databases. The DBMS provides a way for the users to create, update, retrieve and manage the data present in the database. It also supports the administration and use of the database on different platforms.

Explanation

The student ID codes used at the college:

The social security number is used as the student ID in the college.

  • The first 3 digits represent the area code...

b)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The ICR codes used by the banking industry.

c)

Summary Introduction

To explain: The customer codes.

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