# What does an apostrophe mean in math sets?

## Question:

What does an apostrophe mean in math sets?

## Sets in Mathematics:

In mathematics, a set is a collection of elements that all satisfy a certain property to be in the set. There are a lot of different symbols we use to indicate different types of sets, such as unions, intersections, or complements. One such symbol is the apostrophe.

## Answer and Explanation:

When dealing with sets in mathematics, an apostrophe indicates the complement of a set, where the complement of a set *A* is the set of all elements...

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