algebra of classes

: a branch of symbolic logic sometimes regarded as an independent discipline that deals with classes and has as its main operations the forming of logical products, sums, and complements

called also calculus of classes

compare inclusion, membership

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of algebra of classes was in 1908

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“Algebra of classes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/algebra%20of%20classes. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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