Thread: Set Theory Help - Simple Question

1. Set Theory Help - Simple Question

I have got the following question

(AUC)'\(CnD)

What does the \ mean?

Tried googling cant find it

2. Sorry Wrong section

3. Originally Posted by snox01
I have got the following question
(AUC)'\(CnD) What does the \ mean?
It us used as 'set minus': $A\backslash B = A \cap B^c$.

4. Is that where B^c is the complement of B

5. Originally Posted by snox01
Is that where B^c is the complement of B
Yes.

Wikipedia gives some writings about the \ operation : Set (mathematics) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia and Complement (set theory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)