ERIC Number: EJ423681
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Assigning Driver's License Numbers.
Gallian, Joseph A.
Mathematics Magazine, v64 n1 p13-22 Feb 1991
Described are some ways in which individual states code driver's license numbers. The encoding of month, date of birth, year of birth, sex, and others involving elementary mathematics and the use of an elaborate system of hashing functions in describing the first, middle, and last names are discussed. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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