Database Concepts

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Chapter 2 - The Relational Model - Review Questions: 2.23

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A functional dependency occurs when the value of one attribute (or set of attributes) determines the value of a second attribute (or set of attributes). The attribute on the left side of a functional dependency is called the determinant.

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