My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a subset:

  • It is a set that is part of a given set.

  • It can contain all, some, or none of the elements of a given set.


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In each nonexample below, set A is not a subset of set B.

Set A: {1, 2, 3, 6}
Set B: {0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10,...}

overlapping figures

TEKS: 1(3)(B), 3(3)(E), 3(4)(H), 5(5)(A), 7(2)(A), 8(2)(A)