Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)
These days school children are taught about sets. A second grader* was asked to name “the set of girls in his class.” This can be done by a complete list such as:
A problem arises when there are duplicates. To distinguish between two Barbaras one must indicate their family names or call them B 1 and B 2. The same member cannot be counted twice in a set.
“Nancy, Florence, Sally, Judy, Ann, Barbara,...”
KeywordsSample Space Intuitive Logic Verbal Definition Bell Ring Rotten Apple
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.
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