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Learning Objectives Draw and interpret Venn diagrams of common set  operations. State DeMorgan’s Laws in set notation and  explain in both words and Venn diagrams. Determine the sample space of an experiment
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Example A digital scale is used that provides weights to the nearest gram.   Let A denote the event that a weight exceeds 11 grams, let B  denote that a weight is less than or equal to 15 grams, and let C  denote the event that a weight is greater than or equal to 8 grams  and less than 12 grams.  Describe A B
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Sets set  is a collection of objects  elements  are the objects in a set S = {a, e, i, o, u}
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Set Notation “is a member of”  S  S subset T = {a, e}  S “such that” N = {n | 21 ≤ n ≤  80} The number of elements in a set can be  countable: N = {n | 0 < n < 5}, n is integer  countable infinite: N = {n | n > 0}, n is integer  uncountable: R = {x | 3 ≤ x ≤ 4}, x is real
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course BME 335 taught by Professor Dunn during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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