schröderbernstein theorem

Schröder-Bernstein theorem

[shroh-der-burn-steen, -stahyn, shrey-]
noun Mathematics.
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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