An introduction to Lorentz surfaces by Tilla Weinstein

By Tilla Weinstein

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Find the sets (b) (A x C) n (B x D). (a) (A n B) x (C n D); Prove that for any sets A, B, C, D, (A x C) n (B x D) = (A n B) x (C n D). 25 GUIDE TO ABSTRACT ALGEBRA 5 For the sets A = {1}, B = {2}, C = {3}, D = {4}, find (a) (A x C) U (B x D); (b) (A U B) x (C U D). Prove that for any sets A, B, C, D, (A X C) U (B X D) ~ (A U B) X (C U D). Deduce that equality does not always hold and find and prove a formula for (A U B) x (C U D). la 1 (a) x EX; (e) H :2 D. (b) a $. A; (c) B ~ F; (d) c = 0; 2 Correct statements: (b) and (c); (a) is wrong because a is an element and Cis only used between sets; (d) is wrong because {a} denotes the subset containing a and E is only used between an element and a set.

But x ~ a and a ~ b => x ~ b, by the transitive property of - ~, - => x E b, by definition of b. (ii) y E b => y ~ b, by definition of b. Also a ~ b => b ~ a, by the symmetric property of ~. But y ~ b and b ~ a => y ~ a, by the transitive property of~, => y E ii, by definition of ii. Hence from (i) and (ii), ii = b. • It is easy to show that the converse of this result also holds. 2 a = b =>a ~ b, 'I a, b E S. Proof Suppose Zi =b. We know a E a, by the reflexive property of Hence a E b, since a= b.

Find and prove a similar identity for (A - B) U (A 5 Prove that A - (A - B) = A n C). B. 6 Let P = (A n B) U (C n D); Q = (A U C) n (B U D). Prove that P ~ Q. Let 'fo = z+, A = {1} and B = {2}. Show that it is possible to define the subsets C and D of z+ so that P = 0 and Q =I= 0. Deduce that Q 'l P. 7 Prove that A n (B' n C)' <;;; B U (A and only if B n A' = 0. n C') and that equality holds if 8 Prove that A - (B - C) d (A - B)- C. State and prove a necessary and sufficient condition for equality to hold.

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