could u explain what is anti symmetricrelation with examples

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- Mar 21st 2013, 11:25 PM #1

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- Mar 21st 2013, 11:50 PM #2

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## Re: relationtypes

Let a R b denote a relation between two element a and b. A relation is said to be antisymmetric if a R b but not b R a (in general)

A quick and easy example would be division. Let a R b be "a divides evenly into b"

For example, 2 R 4 is true but 4 R 2 is not.

- Mar 22nd 2013, 04:51 AM #3
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