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Created: 15 Jan, 2010; Last Modified: 05 Feb, 2010 Set TheorySet theory deals with grouping objects together and viewing them as a single entity. A set is a collection of things, such as of numbers (e.g.: A set is defined by properties which objects should possess – all those objects which meet the criteria form the set. Thus, considering all numbers, if the criteria is for the number to be prime, then all primes ( Sets may be combined by certain operations to form other sets. Set theory is fundamental to the study of many areas of mathematics. Feedback
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Otherwise, send an email to feedback@mentorials.com with subject line: "Feedback: Set Theory". BibliographyCourant, R & Robbins, H, What is Mathematics? – An Elementary Approach to Ideas and Methods, 2nd edn, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Lipschutz, L, Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Set Theory and Related Topics, 2nd edn, USA: McGraw Hill, 1998. Nagel, R (ed), 'Set Theory,' U.X.L Encyclopedia of Science, 2nd edn, vol. 110, USA: The Gale Group, 2002.


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