Re: The seven step series

```My answers.    m.a.

Bruno,
Can you provide definitions of  "belongs-to"  and  "included-in"
that distinguish them from "union" and "intersection"?```
```

Here we met a set of sets.
The set of subsets of a set, can only be, of course, a set of sets. The
set {2, 21, 14} is a set of numbers. The set { { }, {4, 78, 56} } is a set of
sets. It has two elements: the empty set {}, and the set of numbers {4, 78,
56}. Do not confuse a number, like 24, and a set, like {24}, which is a set
having a number has elements. In particular it is the case that  {4, 78, 56}
belongs to { { }, {4, 78, 56} }. Take it easy, and meditate on the following
exercise:

Which of the following are true

{3, 5} included-in {3, 5} True

{3, 5} belongs-to {3, 5} True
{3, 5} included-in { {3, 5} } False
{3, 5} belongs-to { {3, 5} } True

Bruno

http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/

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