Consider 2 sets A,B. A belongs to B.What does this mean,is it different from A being a subset of B?

Asked by ashlesh_m | 12th Apr, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

Yes. The two statements are different.
 
If A and B are two sets, and A belongs to B, then it means that A is an element of B. That is to say that A (as a set) is an element of B (which implies that B is a set of sets).

Answered by  | 12th Apr, 2011, 01:59: PM

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