# set builder notation

• May 7th 2010, 10:55 AM
set builder notation
Hi!

If I want to write 1,2,3,4 and 5 in set notation I would (I presume) write {x E N : 1 <= x <= 5}. But how do I write 1,1.5,2,2.5,3,3.5,4,4.5,5 in set notation?
• May 7th 2010, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by ErikaAnderssen
Hi!

If I want to write 1,2,3,4 and 5 in set notation I would (I presume) write {x E N : 1 <= x <= 5}. But how do I write 1,1.5,2,2.5,3,3.5,4,4.5,5 in set notation?

How about $\left\{\tfrac{n}{2}\;:\; n\in\mathbb{N}, 2\leq n \leq 10\right\}$?
• May 7th 2010, 11:51 AM