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22
comment Big-O Analysis: Max Bounded by the Sum
Thanks for the clear response!
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comment 'Obvious' theorems that are actually false
+1 for set theory!
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comment Finding the equivalence classes of a trigonometric relation
David, I've gone ahead and accepted your answer. Purely out of curiosity, I would still appreciate any additional direction (see my edit), such that I can define a series of disjoint equivalence classes that encompass all real numbers.
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comment Finding the equivalence classes of a trigonometric relation
Thank you for getting me a step closer to the solution. Should the concept of defining my equivalence classes to be associated with some fixed number tell me that I should be defining one class for every possible value of sin? Given that we are dealing with the set of all real numbers, wouldn't that imply that there are an infinite number of classes, each associated with some real value in the range [-1, 1]? (Just as, in your example, the equivalence class is associated with the value Pi/6).
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revised Finding the equivalence classes of a trigonometric relation
Corrected a distinction between the commutative property and the symmetric property of equality
Jun
5
comment Finding the equivalence classes of a trigonometric relation
@David Ah, I see. This is the first class in mathematics that I have taken in several years, so I appreciate you offering an explanation of the distinction here. I'll remember that for future proofs!
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comment Finding the equivalence classes of a trigonometric relation
@André Nicolas Thank you for the clarity!
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