Q:

What are alphanumeric numbers?

A:

Quick Answer

Alphanumeric, also called alphameric, is the set of letters of the alphabet and numeric characters from 0 through 9. It is a term used to describe any subset formed from this collection of symbols. Alphanumeric is also regarded as the combination of Latin letters and Arabic digits.

Know More
What are alphanumeric numbers?
Credit: Jimmy Anderson E+ Getty Images

Full Answer

The term alphanumeric does not include punctuation and mathematical symbols. It is commonly used as the required format in creating passwords and file names. The string of characters “aBc123” is alphanumeric, but “#s?34T” is not.

Alphanumeric characters in the POSIX/C locale consist of either 36 case-insensitive symbols (A-Z and 0-9) or 62 case-sensitive characters (A-Z, a-z and 0-9).

Learn More

Related Questions

  • Q:

    Which are allowable sets of quantum numbers?

    A:

    Quantum numbers are used to describe the energy and shape of an electron orbital within an atom. These numbers are represented by the letters n, l, m and s. The energy level quantum number, represented by the letter n, represents the energy of the electron within the orbital. This number can be equal to (1,2,3,4...). The higher the number, the further away the orbital is from the nucleus.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Is zero a perfect square?

    A:

    There is some dispute as to whether zero is a perfect square. It meets most definitions of a perfect square, namely that it is an integer squared. However, it does not meet the historical definition of a perfect square, which involves arranging objects in a square shape.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What is Phi in math?

    A:

    Phi is the 21st letter of the Greek alphabet and in mathematics, it is used as a symbol for the golden ratio. The golden ratio refers to a special number that is approximately equal to 1.618. It is also known as the golden section, golden mean, divine section, medial proportion, golden cut, extreme and mean ratio, golden number or divine proportion.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Is the number 121 a prime number?

    A:

    The number 121 is not a prime number. A prime number must have only two factors, 1 and the number itself. However, the number 121 has three factors as 11 is a also factor of 121 in addition to 1 and 121 itself.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore