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Cory Smith
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A question on sets (and possible fallacy)
Posted:
Jun 25, 2013 10:45 PM


Let Set A contain everything.
Let Set B contain nothing.
Is Set B a subset of Set A?
I really don't know how to go about looking at this. Set A seems like it must contain Set B since any set would be a subset of something containing everything. However, if Set B were a subset of Set A, wouldn't that mean it would need to contain something?
I feel like somewhere along the line, I started looking at this wrong and have assumed some sort of logical fallacy.



