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Partial Order

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    Let S be a set on which a linear order <= (less or equal) , is defined. Show that a non-empty finite subset has a max.
     
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  3. Apr 27, 2010 #2

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    Sounds like a homework problem all right.

    You didn't say it, but I assume you're looking for help? What have you done (successful or not), and where are you stuck?
     
  4. Apr 27, 2010 #3
    This is not really my homework assignment. It's my practice exam. I don't know how to do it
     
  5. Apr 28, 2010 #4
    Induction?
     
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