Refer to the diagram on the next page to answer the following.
1. Choose a state and determine how many Social Security numbers there are for that state due to the rules on the PDF from prior to 2011. Show and explain all work.

In 20011, the SSA announced plans to randomize SSNs. The plan was implemented mid-2011, and it lifted the restrictions on the first three digits.   Previously unassigned area numbers were introduced for assignment excluding area numbers 000, 666 and 900-999. (source: Group numbers still range from 01-99 and serial numbers from 0001-9999.
2. How many total Social Security Numbers are available under these new rules for Americans? Show and explain all work.

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    For California, the first three digits can range from 545 to 573, a total of 29 possibilities. The next two digits can range from 01 to 99, a total of 99 possibilities. Finally, the last four digits has a total of 9,999 possibilities. Thus the total number of possible SS numbers in California is 29x...

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