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Theorem gch-kn 8299
Description: The equivalence of two versions of the Generalized Continuum Hypothesis. The right-hand side is the standard version in the literature. The left-hand side is a version devised by Kannan Nambiar, which he calls the Axiom of Combinatorial Sets. For the notation and motivation behind this axiom, see his paper, "Derivation of Continuum Hypothesis from Axiom of Combinatorial Sets," available at http://www.e-atheneum.net/science/derivation_ch.pdf. The equivalence of the two sides provides a negative answer to Open Problem 2 in http://www.e-atheneum.net/science/open_problem_print.pdf. The key idea in the proof below is to equate both sides of alephexp2 8199 to the successor aleph using enen2 6998. (Contributed by NM, 1-Oct-2004.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
gch-kn  |-  ( A  e.  On  ->  (
( aleph `  suc  A ) 
~~  { x  |  ( x  C_  ( aleph `  A )  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A
) ) }  <->  ( aleph ` 
suc  A )  ~~  ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A ) ) ) )
Distinct variable group:    x, A

Proof of Theorem gch-kn
StepHypRef Expression
1 alephexp2 8199 . . 3  |-  ( A  e.  On  ->  ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A
) )  ~~  {
x  |  ( x 
C_  ( aleph `  A
)  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A )
) } )
2 enen2 6998 . . 3  |-  ( ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A ) )  ~~  { x  |  ( x 
C_  ( aleph `  A
)  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A )
) }  ->  (
( aleph `  suc  A ) 
~~  ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A )
)  <->  ( aleph `  suc  A )  ~~  { x  |  ( x  C_  ( aleph `  A )  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A ) ) } ) )
31, 2syl 15 . 2  |-  ( A  e.  On  ->  (
( aleph `  suc  A ) 
~~  ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A )
)  <->  ( aleph `  suc  A )  ~~  { x  |  ( x  C_  ( aleph `  A )  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A ) ) } ) )
43bicomd 192 1  |-  ( A  e.  On  ->  (
( aleph `  suc  A ) 
~~  { x  |  ( x  C_  ( aleph `  A )  /\  x  ~~  ( aleph `  A
) ) }  <->  ( aleph ` 
suc  A )  ~~  ( 2o  ^m  ( aleph `  A ) ) ) )
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:    -> wi 4    <-> wb 176    /\ wa 358    e. wcel 1685   {cab 2270    C_ wss 3153   class class class wbr 4024   Oncon0 4391   suc csuc 4393   ` cfv 5221  (class class class)co 5820   2oc2o 6469    ^m cmap 6768    ~~ cen 6856   alephcale 7565
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 5  ax-2 6  ax-3 7  ax-mp 8  ax-gen 1533  ax-5 1544  ax-17 1603  ax-9 1636  ax-8 1644  ax-13 1687  ax-14 1689  ax-6 1704  ax-7 1709  ax-11 1716  ax-12 1868  ax-ext 2265  ax-rep 4132  ax-sep 4142  ax-nul 4150  ax-pow 4187  ax-pr 4213  ax-un 4511  ax-inf2 7338  ax-ac2 8085
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 177  df-or 359  df-an 360  df-3or 935  df-3an 936  df-tru 1310  df-ex 1529  df-nf 1532  df-sb 1631  df-eu 2148  df-mo 2149  df-clab 2271  df-cleq 2277  df-clel 2280  df-nfc 2409  df-ne 2449  df-ral 2549  df-rex 2550  df-reu 2551  df-rmo 2552  df-rab 2553  df-v 2791  df-sbc 2993  df-csb 3083  df-dif 3156  df-un 3158  df-in 3160  df-ss 3167  df-pss 3169  df-nul 3457  df-if 3567  df-pw 3628  df-sn 3647  df-pr 3648  df-tp 3649  df-op 3650  df-uni 3829  df-int 3864  df-iun 3908  df-br 4025  df-opab 4079  df-mpt 4080  df-tr 4115  df-eprel 4304  df-id 4308  df-po 4313  df-so 4314  df-fr 4351  df-se 4352  df-we 4353  df-ord 4394  df-on 4395  df-lim 4396  df-suc 4397  df-om 4656  df-xp 4694  df-rel 4695  df-cnv 4696  df-co 4697  df-dm 4698  df-rn 4699  df-res 4700  df-ima 4701  df-fun 5223  df-fn 5224  df-f 5225  df-f1 5226  df-fo 5227  df-f1o 5228  df-fv 5229  df-isom 5230  df-ov 5823  df-oprab 5824  df-mpt2 5825  df-1st 6084  df-2nd 6085  df-iota 6253  df-riota 6300  df-recs 6384  df-rdg 6419  df-1o 6475  df-2o 6476  df-oadd 6479  df-er 6656  df-map 6770  df-en 6860  df-dom 6861  df-sdom 6862  df-fin 6863  df-oi 7221  df-har 7268  df-card 7568  df-aleph 7569  df-acn 7571  df-ac 7739
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