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Schröder-Bernstein theorem

[shroh-der-burn-steen, -stahyn, shrey-] /ˈʃroʊ dərˈbɜrn stin, -staɪn, ˈʃreɪ-/
noun, Mathematics
1.
the theorem of set theory that if two sets are so related that each can be placed in one-to-one correspondence with a subset of the other, then the sets are equivalent.
Origin
after Ernst Schröder (1841-1902), German logician and mathematician; Bernstein is unidentified
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