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Math Help - Real Analysis: Union of Countable Infinite Sets Proof

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    Real Analysis: Union of Countable Infinite Sets Proof

    Here is the problem. How would I go about proving this one?

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    Consider the function

    \displaystyle f: U \cup V \to \mathbb{N} by

    f(z)=\begin{cases}2n-1 \text{ if } z=x_n \\ 2n \text{ if } z=y_n\end{cases}
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    Would i do this with direct proof or contradiction?
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    The method TES offered gives you a direct proof.
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    Thanks!
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