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## #1 2009-09-15 13:36:45

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### Set-Builder Notation

Also just finished Set-Builder Notation

Please to pick holes in page.

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## #2 2009-09-15 13:48:31

bobbym
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### Re: Set-Builder Notation

Hi MathsisFun;

Near the bottom:

But how would you list all the Real Numbers between 2 and 6 ?

Does between include the endpoints ? As you have written here:

maybe this is correct:

What do you think?

Last edited by bobbym (2009-09-15 13:59:01)

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## #3 2009-09-15 14:10:02

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### Re: Set-Builder Notation

Hmmm ... I was extending the concept of {2, 3, 4, 5, 6} so I may just reword it.

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## #4 2009-09-15 14:16:40

bobbym
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### Re: Set-Builder Notation

Hi Maths;

Maybe saying, between 2 and 6 inclusive, might clear any ambiguity. Just a thought.

Last edited by bobbym (2009-09-15 14:16:56)

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