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May 15th, 2017, 09:36 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: May 2017 From: Penang Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Someone helps me out please.
7. a) Let R be the relation on the set of all people such that (a, b) ∈ R if person a is a parent of person b. Give an intuitive characterization of when an ordered pair in the relation R3 [3 marks] b) List 8 ordered pairs in the equivalence relation produced by the partition {a,b}, {c, d}, {e, f, g} of the set {a, b, c, d, e, f, g}. [2 marks] 
May 15th, 2017, 10:05 PM  #2 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 1,922 Thanks: 534  What's more intuitive than a is the parent of b? Is this question copied correctly?

May 16th, 2017, 12:07 AM  #3 
Newbie Joined: May 2017 From: Penang Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  This is the original question.

May 16th, 2017, 09:09 AM  #4 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2012 Posts: 1,922 Thanks: 534 
Ah. $R^3$. So what are your thoughts?

May 16th, 2017, 09:30 PM  #5 
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May 18th, 2017, 11:42 AM  #6 
Math Team Joined: Jan 2015 From: Alabama Posts: 3,198 Thanks: 872 
I think you would have got help faster if you had simply said "I do not know what means. If aRb and bRc then . If aRb and bRc and cRd then . If aRb and bRc, that is, a is the parent of b and b is the parent of c, what is the relation between a and c?


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