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Homework Help: Set Notation

  1. Mar 31, 2007 #1

    danago

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    Hi. Im just wondering, is there any notation i can use to refer to elements ONLY in a certain set. Usually, given sets A, B and C, i could refer to elements of only set A as [tex]A \cap \overline B \cap \overline C[/tex], but is there some notation that specifically refers to elements ONLY in a certains set?
     
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  3. Apr 1, 2007 #2
    I can't think of anything offhand. The question, as posed, is silly. Care to put it in context?
     
  4. Apr 1, 2007 #3
    [tex]\in A[/tex] .............??
     
  5. Apr 1, 2007 #4

    HallsofIvy

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    Set difference is the usual notation: A\B is the set of elements of A that are not in B. A\(BUC) is the set of elements of A that are not in B or C.
     
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