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## Operations on Sets |

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The following operations can be applied to sets and :

- union:
- intersection:
- difference, complement:
- symmetric difference:

The so-called Venn-diagrams illustrate the set operations.

union: | ||

intersection: | difference: | symmetric difference: |

If , some of the above diagrams are identical to one another:

union: | intersection: | complement set : |

(Authors: Höllig/Hörner/Knesch/Abele)

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