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Find the mistake in all the following “proof.” “Theorem:” For all sets A and B , A e ∪ B e by definition of union. It follows that x ∉ B x by definition of umion. It follows that x ∉ A or x ∉ B by definition of complement, and so x ∉ A ∪ B by definition of complement, and so x ∉ B by definition of union. Thus x ∈ ( A ∪ B ) c by definition of complement, and hence A c ∪ B x ⊆ ( A ∪ B ) x ”

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Find the mistake in all the following “proof.”

“Theorem:” For all sets A and B, A e B e by definition of union. It follows that x B x by definition of umion. It follows that x A or x B by definition of complement, and so x A B by definition of complement, and so x B by definition of union. Thus x ( A B ) c by definition of complement, and hence A c B x ( A B ) x

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