Schröder-Bernstein theorem

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

nounMathematics.
  1. 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.

Origin of Schröder-Bernstein theorem

1
After Ernst Schröder (1841–1902), German logician and mathematician; Bernstein is unidentified

Words Nearby Schröder-Bernstein theorem

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024