# Schröder-Bernstein theorem

[ shroh-der-burn-steen, -stahyn, shrey- ]

/ ˈʃroʊ dərˈbɜrn stin, -staɪn, ˈʃreɪ- /

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noun Mathematics.

the theorem of set theory that if two sets are so related that each can be placed in one-to-one correspondence with a subset of the other, then the sets are equivalent.

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## Origin of Schröder-Bernstein theorem

After Ernst Schröder (1841–1902), German logician and mathematician; Bernstein is unidentified

## Words nearby Schröder-Bernstein theorem

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