# The Henry Classification System Part 1 Fingerprint Classes it's the

```The Henry Classification System
Part 1 Fingerprint Classes it’s the L.A.W. What are the three classes of fingerprints?
Type
Frequency
Description
Deltas
Types
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Using the Henry Classification System.
Describe the Who, What, Where, When, Why and the How about the development of the Henry
Classification System:
Label the number for each finger on the hands below according to the Henry Classification System.
Fingers are numbered 1-10. With the right thumb 1 and the left thumb 6.
Left Hand Right Hand
*Each finger has a certain number of points that can be earned. ONLY if that finger contains a ________ type
pattern are the points earned.
Hand
Finger
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Point Value
16
16
8
8
4
4
2
2
1
1
To calculate your Henery Classification you take the ratio of the points from your even fingers compared to your
odd fingers. Remember the only prints that earn points are fingers with __________ type patterns
Henery Classification =
Points from Even Fingers +1
Points from Odd Fingers +1
Part 2 – Fill in the table below for the fingerprints shown.
Right
Finger Thumb
Left
Finger
Forefinger
1
2
3
Middle
4
Ring
5
6
Pinky
7
8
Print Type
Given Value
Points
Part 4- Calculate the fingerprint fraction for the fingerprints shown above. Show your work!
9
10
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