Database Concepts

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Chapter 2 - The Relational Model - Review Questions: 2.8

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Explain the use of the terms relation, tuple, and attribute. These three terms are synonymous with table, row, and column, respectively, in regards to a relational database. They are also equivalent to the terms file, record, and field, which tend to be used by many traditional data processing professionals, especially in pre-relational databases.

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