Sets in Math: Definition & Symbols - Quiz & Worksheet


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When talking about sets, what does the symbol 'U' mean?

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1. What does this diagram show?

2. If A = { 3 , 4 , 7 } and B = { 3 , 5 , 8 }, what is A U B?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This multiple-choice quiz will challenge you to solve a handful of math problems involving sets. You'll also be asked to determine what particular set symbols signify.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Understand what the 'U' symbol means
  • Explain what an example diagram is showing
  • Find A U B from two example sets
  • Select a possible subset of an A set
  • Tell what an upside down 'U' signifies

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Problem solving - apply your math skills to solve several problems involving sets
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding the 'U' and upside down 'U' symbols
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about sets to determine what an example diagram shows

Additional Learning

To learn more about sets, review the related lesson called Sets in Math: Definition & Symbols. The lesson is designed to help you:

  • Define sets and subsets
  • See how sets can intersect
  • Work through a sample problem using a set of books