Set Notation: Definition & Examples


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Which is not an element of the following set?

{a, e, i, o, u, New York City, Jupiter, 7, 200}

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Which is not an element of set A?

A = {1, 2, {3}, 5, {8, 9}, 20}

2. What is the cardinality of the empty set?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of set notation. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include sets, subsets, and elements.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Identify elements in given sets
  • Determine cardinality of a given empty set
  • Write the set in a given set notation
  • Figure out proper subset

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the set notation lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about subsets in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cardinality and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about empty sets

Additional Learning

To learn more about set notation, review the lesson Set Notation: Definition & Examples which covers the following objectives:

  • Understanding the set concept
  • How to write a set
  • Sets of number systems
  • Define subset and proper subset