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UNIVERSAL SET
The Total Set of Elements of Interest
SET (A)
Collection of Distinct Objects Having Some Attribute in Common This is an example of a Null or Empty Set
SUBSET (A)
portion of the set defined in some unambiguous way
Elements
distinct objects in a set {a, b}
a
b
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b
a
c
d
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A
B
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B
B
A
b
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c
d
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a
b
c
d
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A
A
MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE
Subsets A & B have no elements in common
f
Union (A U B)
Component Elements of sets {a,b,c,d}
Intersect (A B)
Common Elements of sets {a,c}
U
f
f
Complement (')is the inverse of the specific set called out
Complement of set A is A' or { 0 } subset A' = {c,d,f}