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ERIC Number: EJ607251
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0045-0685
Error Detecting and Error Correcting Codes: The New Mathematics of Shopping.
Stacey, Kaye
Australian Mathematics Teacher, v54 n2 p24-28 Jun 1998
Outlines the embedded mathematics in which important but hidden calculations are being done for communications in commerce. Explains two key concepts, error detecting codes and error correcting codes. Illustrates these ideas using two familiar examples, barcodes and ISBN numbers. (ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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