why did you took a = 1/2 instead of a = 2^-1/2

Asked by abhinavsaini123 | 2nd Jun, 2015, 10:32: PM

Expert Answer:

F o r space t h e space r e l a t i o n space S space t o space b e space s a t i s f i e d space f o r space a space r e f l e x i v i t y comma space a equals 2 hat left parenthesis negative 1 divided by 2 right parenthesis O t h e r space t h a n space t h i s space v a l u e comma space a l l space o t h e r space v a l u e s space f o r space r e a l space n u m b e r space S space a r e space n o t space s a t i s f i e d  W e space t o o k space a equals 1 half space a s space a n space e x a m p l e space t o space s h o w space t h a t space S space i s space n o t space s a t i s f i e d space b y space a equals 1 half comma space b u t space t h e r e space c a n space i n f i n i t e space v a l u e s space f o r space w h i c h space S i s space n o t space s a t i s f i e d space b y space a. therefore W e space c a n space s a y space t h a t space S space i s space n o t space a space r e f l e x i v e space r e l a t i o n space o n space R.

Answered by Prasenjit Paul | 4th Jun, 2015, 09:19: AM

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