Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 1 - Section 1.2 - Algebraic Expressions and Sets of Numbers - Exercise Set: 101

Answer

A subset can contain any number of the terms from the original set, but not any terms that were not in the original set. Therefore, a subset can contain 0 terms (which is the empty set), and still fit the definition of a subset, because it contains no terms that were not in the original set.

Work Step by Step

A subset must be part of the original set.
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