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Then f induces a set function f ∗ : P(A) → P(B) such that f ∗ is one–one. [Hint. Define f ∗ : P(A) → P(B) by f ∗ (X) = f (X). If A = ∅, P(A) = {∅} and hence f ∗ is one–one. If A = ∅, P(A) has at least two elements. Let X, Y ∈ P(A) be such that X = Y . Then ∃p ∈ X such that p ∈ / Y , (or p ∈ Y , p ∈ / X). Thus f (p) ∈ f (X) and since / f (X)). ] 15 Let ρ be an equivalence relation on a non-empty set A. Then the natural projection map p : A → A/ρ defined by p(a) = aρ = (a), the equivalence class of a under ρ is not injective but surjective.

4 (i) A relation ρ on R2 is defined by ((a, b), (x, y)) ∈ ρ ⇔ a + y = b + x. Then ρ is an equivalence relation. (ii) Let ρ and μ be the relations on R defined by ρ = {(x, y) : x 2 + y 2 = 1} and μ = {(y, z) : 2y + 3z = 4}. Then μ ◦ ρ = {(x, z) : 4x 2 + 9z2 − 24z + 12 = 0} (by eliminating y from the above two equations). Remark Considering R2 as the Euclidean plane, the ρ-class (a, b)ρ, in 4(i), represents geometrically the straight line having gradient 1 and passing through the point (a, b). 5 Let Mn (R) denote the set of n × n real matrices.

Then for each y ∈ f (X) there is a unique x ∈ X such that f (x) = y. Choose a fixed element x0 ∈ X. Define g : Y → X by g(y) = x x0 if y ∈ f (X) and f (x) = y if y ∈ / f (X) Then g ◦ f = IX . Conversely, let there be a map g : Y → X such that g ◦ f = IX . 2(vi) that f is injective. 2 Relations on Sets 23 (ii) Suppose f is surjective. Then f −1 (y) ⊆ X is a non-empty set for every y ∈ Y . For each y ∈ Y , choose xy ∈ f −1 (y). Then the map h : Y → X, y → xy is such that f ◦ h = IY . Conversely, let there be a map h : Y → X such that f ◦ h = IY .