Sets and Set Notation

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, we learn about sets and set notation. A set is a collection of objects, subsets are sets within a set, and an element is an object in a set. The universal set is the collection of all elements, while a regular set notation is a name of a set, containing symbols, intersections, and unions. Through this lesson, we understand how to define sets and set notation.

Lesson Description:

How to define sets and set notation

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What are sets?
  • What is a subset?
  • What are some definitions of sets and set vocabulary terms?
  • What is set notation and how do you express operations with sets?
  • What is the definition of an element of a set?
  • How do you label a set or a subset?
  • What is a universal set?
  • What are the symbols used in sets?
  • What does intersection mean for sets and what symbol represents intersection of sets?
  • What is the union of sets and what symbol represents union of sets?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson gives definitions for a set, subset, element, universal set, and other terms that are central to the idea of sets and set notation. All concepts are explained. This is a great starting point for learning about sets and how to express sets mathematically.