Beginning information on Sets

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Lesson Description:

Some basic information on sets and set notation.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is a set and set notation?
  • What is the definition of a set?
  • What is U or the Universal Set?
  • What is the definition of an element of a set?
  • What is the definition of a subset?
  • What is the complement of a set?
  • What do intersection and union mean for sets?
  • What the an empty set or null set?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson defines some basic terms and explains some basic concepts in sets. This is a great beginning video to watch to first learn about sets. These concepts are building blocks for further study and understanding of sets. A real-life example involving the students in the class is used in this lesson to help explain the idea of sets and subsets. Some subsets considered are students with glasses, students with blue eyes, boys, and girls. Intersection, union, and complement are also considered for subsets in the class.