Any help with this question would be great, thanks.

Show that if S and T are representable sets of numbers then so are;

S intersection T

S union T

N-S (where N are the natural numbers)

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- February 21st 2010, 08:16 AMLouiserepresentability of functions, math logic
Any help with this question would be great, thanks.

Show that if S and T are representable sets of numbers then so are;

S intersection T

S union T

N-S (where N are the natural numbers) - February 21st 2010, 02:48 PMemakarov
When will you people learn to post relevant details? Logic is a subject notorious for having multiple ways of defining the same concepts.

I assume that a set S is by definition representable when there is a formula F(x)*in the language of Peano arithmetic*such that for every natural number n, n is in S iff F(n) is true in the standard model (the usual natural numbers).

If this is the case, the answer is trivial: take conjunction, disjunction and negation and the formulas that represent S and T.