By P. B. Bhattacharya

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Therefore, E(a) = E(b). This proves that each a in X belongs to exactly one equivalence class, namely, E(a). 4, X/E is a partition of X. Conversely, let it be a given partition of I. Define the relation E as follows. For any x,y X, x E y ifand only ifx,yare in the same block of it. Clearly, E is an equivalence relation on X, and the equivalence classes of E are the blocks of it. Hence, X/E = it. Suppose E' is also an equivalence relation on X such that X/E' = it. Then for all x,y E X, xEy x,y are in the same block of it xE' y.

For any mapping X —' X, let = o o ... • 4. (n times)1, and let 4° denote the identity mapping. Theorem (Shröder—Bernstein). 1 A —' B andg: B —'A be infective mappings. Then there exists a bijection w: A—'B. Proof 1ff is not suijective, let C= B — Set B* = c E C, n 0) and 4* = g(B) = (g(b)fb E B). Imf 27 Cardinality of a set The restriction of g to B is obviously a bijection B* A. ,u is bijective. We first prove that a A* if and only iff(a) E wherec E C, B. Ifa EA, then a =g(b)forsome b E B*. Conversely, if f(a) E B, n 0.

Proof (i) Let A = (a11). B = (b11), C = (c,1) be m X n, n X p. p X q matrices, respectively. Then A(BC) and (AB)C are both in X q matrices. Let (i,j) E m X q. kbk/) = the (i,j) entry of (A B)C. This proves A(BC) = (AB)C. The proofs for (ii) and (iii) are similar to the one for (I) and are left as exercises. 0 The Kronecker delta function is defined to be ô: N X such that jfj'j ifi#j for z,j EN It is worth noting that given an n-tuple (a1 a1ô11 = MatrIces and determinants 44 Definition. The n X n matrix in which, for each (i,j) a X a, the (i,j) is called the identity matrix of order n and denoted by entry is In other words, each entry in the diagonal of I,, is 1, and every other entry is zero.