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    Partition under certain conditions

    Prove that if R is an equivalence relation on  A \times A, then the set  \{g(x): x \in A\} is a partition of A.

    My partner and I honestly have no idea where to begin with this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by andirc5192 View Post
    Prove that if R is an equivalence relation on  A \times A, then the set  \{g(x): x \in A\} is a partition of A.

    My partner and I honestly have no idea where to begin with this.

    Add me and we're already three that have no idea...what in the world is g(x), for Christ's sake??!

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