The er diagram on the other hand focuses on the

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and the individuals involved in that movement (Hall, 2011). The ER diagram, on the other hand, focuses on the relationship between two categories. The ER diagram, also known as the entity- relationship model, uses conventions that describe how data in one category is related to data another category. It is not, however, limited to detailing one-to-one relationships – it is capable of depicting one-to-many, and even many-to-many relationships (Nishadha, 2012). There are only a handful of similarities between the REA model and the ER diagram. The primary factor both of these models share is that they assist the accounting system in organizing the data to be used by computerized systems. Secondly, there is a systematic flow involved in both models. Both models show a process of progression from an original point to the destination point (Hall, 2011). A third similarity between the REA model and the ER diagram is the way the information is shown. Both models use the functions of gesture boxes to portray the function of each process. Differentiation between the processes makes it easier to understand what an entity is doing and how it’s doing it.
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Individual Project 5 4 The differences between the two models outweigh the similarities. The REA model only divides the functions into three separate classes: resources, events, and agents. They are
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