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Suppose that V is a vector space, W and X are subspaces with X contained in W. Show that there is a subspace U of V which is maximal subject to the property that U intersect W equals X.

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

I know this uses Zorn's Lemma but I can't see how to apply it.

Thanks for any help in advance!

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# Homework Help: Applying Zorn's Lemma (Maximal Subspace)

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