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Topic: Sets Forming Partitions
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Ben Brink

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RE: Sets Forming Partitions
Posted: Oct 6, 2012 9:16 PM
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Edward,
I didn't realize that transitivity was part of the "partition" definition. But yes, if (1,3) and (3,4) are ordered pairs, transitivity says that (1,4) should also be an ordered pair. But 4 and 1 are not in the same class.
Thanks,
Ben

> Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2012 20:08:34 -0400
> From: discussions@mathforum.org
> To: discretemath@mathforum.org
> Subject: Re: RE: Sets Forming Partitions
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> Also in (b.) does it violate the partition definition of being transitive?





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