Pronunciation: /dɪsˈdʒɔɪnt/ Explain
are disjoint if they have no members in common.
This is stated mathematically as A ∩ B = ∅
(the intersection of A and B is empty).
|Figure 1: Disjoint Sets|
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McAdams, David E. Disjoint Sets. 7/5/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/d/disjoint.html.
7/4/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
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