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From: David Tristano <davidt@mathforum.com> To: Teacher2Teacher Public Discussion Date: 2000120422:09:53 Subject: Re: Algebra 1 The way I remember reflexive, symmetric, and transitive is this: RST (consecutive letters) and 123 Which stands for this: R > reflexive property of equality a=a (one quantity is involved) S > symmetric property of equality if a=b then b=a (two quantities are involved) T > transitive property of equality if a=b and b=c then a=c (three quantities are involved)
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