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If is a set, then
If and are sets, then
If and are subsets of a set , then
where denotes complement in .
If , , and are sets, then
As noted above, the set difference is sometimes written as . However, if and are sets in a vector space (or, more generally, a module (http://planetmath.org/Module)), then is commonly used to denote the set
rather than the set difference.
|Date of creation||2013-03-22 11:59:38|
|Last modified on||2013-03-22 11:59:38|
|Last modified by||yark (2760)|
|Synonym||difference between sets|