1) Which step in the data processing cycle (see Chapter 2 of your course textbook) is emphasized by the first purpose of creating a form in this assignment? Which step in the data processing cycle is emphasized by the second purpose of creating a form in this assignment? Explain why for both answers.
2.) Of the characteristics of information in Table 1-1 of your textbook, identify the one that is most applicable to the discussion under “Practical Business Comment” on the previous page regarding whether it is applicable to include the commission rate on the invoice. Explain why.
3) Read the PDF file of pages 398-399 from your course textbook that is posted with the first deliverable documents. Identify the control that is in place when using data entered to automatically retrieve and display related information in other fields in the form and the information characteristic enhanced by the control. Explain why for both the control and information characteristic.
4.) Coding schemes are discussed in Chapter 2 of your course textbook. Which coding scheme is being used for invoice number? Which coding scheme is being used for product number? Explain why for both answers.
5.) When defining the invoice number field in the invoice table, the instructions stated that it be a data type of text. Please go back and see 2.4.4 in the first deliverable instructions. Another option would have been to autonumber. You can open the invoice table in design view and see that option under Data Type for INVNO.
6.) You have been asked to make a number of database backups in both deliverables of this assignment.
For ease with helping answer this question, a PDF file of pages 404-405 from Chapter 13 of the course textbook is posted along with these instructions. Please read these two pages beginning with the topic of Recovery and Resumption of Normal Operations. Of the characteristics of information in Table 1-1 of your course textbook, identify the one that is most applicable to the discussion of data backup procedures in this excerpt from your textbook. Explain why.