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    which is the maximal element of the set S={ {1,2},{1,2,3},{3,4},{4,5}} which A<=B <=>$A \subseteq B$,

    which is the maximal elements by zorns lemma ?????
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    Re: which is the maximal element of the set S={...}

    Quote Originally Posted by john27 View Post
    Hello !

    which is the maximal element of the set S=\{ \{1,2\},\{1,2,3\},\{3,4\},\{4,5\}\} which A\le B \iff A \subseteq B,

    which is the maximal elements by Zorn's lemma ?????

    What is the definition of maximal element ?

    How would we apply it here?
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