Provide a relation on the integers that

a) is reflexive, is symmetric, but is not transitive

b) is not reflexive, not symmetric, and is transitive

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- Mar 13th 2008, 09:12 PMvballnyy2Urgent HW help
Provide a relation on the integers that

a) is reflexive, is symmetric, but is not transitive

b) is not reflexive, not symmetric, and is transitive

Help?! - Mar 14th 2008, 03:16 AMPlato
Try this relation for part a.

$\displaystyle nRm\, \Leftrightarrow \,\left| {n - m} \right| \le 1$

For part b, think about 'less than'. - Mar 14th 2008, 05:52 AMvballnyy2
Thank you so much! I've got it now