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Chapter 5, Problem 2RQ
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In the hierarchy of data, what is the difference between a data attribute and a data item? What is the domain of an attribute?

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 Difference between a data attribute and a data item:

 The below are some of the differences between a data attribute and a data item with respect to data hierarchy:

 

Data attributeData item
Data attribute is a characteristic of an entity.The particular value of an attribute is known data item...

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 Domain of an attribute:

 For each attribute there is a set of permitted values called domain or value of that attribute...

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