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    Unanswered: SQL DB- Is that a functional dependency?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dbdisco View Post
    Im struggling with working out whether a UK Postcode functional determines its city... In the UK a Postcode(Zip Code) specifies a street (Maximum 80 properties) but the street/properties will always be in a City. e.g. LO01 1AS will always relate to Thames Road in London.

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    There are only a few exceptions to a post code being functionally dependent on the city in the UK, but some do exist. From a RA (Relational Algebra) standpoint, the exceptions invalidate the functional dependency.

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