If A is a subset of B, then A X A is a subset of B X B

hoe do you prove this

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- Oct 21st 2009, 02:01 PMleinadwerdnaproof
If A is a subset of B, then A X A is a subset of B X B

hoe do you prove this - Oct 21st 2009, 02:14 PMartvandalay11
- Oct 28th 2009, 03:35 PMleinadwerdna
how do you prove the reverse of that

if A X A subset B X B, then A subset of B - Oct 28th 2009, 03:48 PMPlato
- Oct 28th 2009, 04:10 PMleinadwerdna
Proof: Assume x is an element of A. (x,x) is therefore an element of A X A because the definition of A X A is the set of (x,x) such that x is an element of A and x is an element of A. Since , A X A is a subset of B X B (x,x) must also be an element of B X B which means X is an element of B and x is an element of B. x is an element of B so A is a subset of B

is this right reasoning - Oct 28th 2009, 04:14 PMPlato
- Oct 28th 2009, 04:26 PMleinadwerdna
thanks