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# Test Your Knowledge of ERD Notations

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Chen notation

### Which notation is known for using graphical symbols to indicate the 'many' side of the relationship?

Crow's Foot notation

Min-Max notation

### Which notation uses rectangles for entities and lines with different shapes to represent relationships?

<p>Crow's Foot notation</p> Signup and view all the answers

### What is the purpose of representing ERD elements in both Chen and Crow's Foot notations?

<p>To map the notations to corresponding relational schemas for better illustration</p> Signup and view all the answers

## Study Notes

• Notation is a collection of symbols used for data representation in database design modeling.
• There are different notations for ERD modeling, including Chen, Crow's Foot, and Min-Max notations.
• Chen notation uses rectangles for entities, ellipses for attributes, and diamonds for relationships.
• Crow's Foot notation uses rectangles for entities and lines with different shapes to represent relationships.
• Crow's Foot notation is known for using graphical symbols to indicate the 'many' side of the relationship.
• Min-Max notation is a third ERD notation that uses a pair of numbers to represent structural constraints.
• The minimum number of times an entity can appear in a relation is represented by m, and the maximum is denoted by n.
• The visualizations in the text show how to represent basic ERD elements in both Chen and Crow's Foot notations.
• Choosing which notation to use is typically a matter of personal preference or convention.
• The notations can be mapped to corresponding relational schemas for better illustration.

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## Description

Test your knowledge of Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) notations with this quiz! Learn about the different notations, including Chen, Crow's Foot, and Min-Max notations, and their corresponding symbols for entities, attributes, and relationships. Explore the differences between these notations and how to represent basic ERD elements. Whether you're a database design novice or an experienced professional, this quiz will help you sharpen your skills in ERD notations.

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