Single Idea 10889

[catalogued under 4. Formal Logic / F. Set Theory ST / 2. Mechanics of Set Theory / b. Terminology of ST]

Full Idea

The 'Cartesian Product' of two sets, written A x B, is the relation which pairs every element of A with every element of B. So A x B = { | x ∈ A and y ∈ B}.

Gist of Idea

The 'Cartesian Product' of two sets relates them by pairing every element with every element


José L. Zalabardo (Introduction to the Theory of Logic [2000], §1.6)

Book Reference

Zalabardo,José L.: 'Introduction to the Theory of Logic' [Westview 2000], p.20