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Unformatted text preview: in which order we write the sets when we find the union or the intersection. Associative Properties For all sets A and B, Since the order of the elements in a set is not important, it does not matter in which way we associate sets when we take the union or the intersection. Distributive Property of Intersection Over Union For all sets A, B, and C, Example 4 Use set notation to describe the shaded portions of the Venn diagrams. a. b. c. d. Using Venn Diagrams as a Problem‐Solving Tool Suppose M is the set of all students taking mathematics and E is the set of all students taking English. Identify the students described by each region in the figure. Region (a) contains all students taking mathematics but not English. Region (b) contains all students taking both mathematics and...
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 Spring '11
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