MPE Home Metamath Proof Explorer < Previous   Next >
Nearby theorems
Mirrors  >  Home  >  MPE Home  >  Th. List  >  infcntss Structured version   Unicode version

Theorem infcntss 7373
Description: Every infinite set has a denumerable subset. Similar to Exercise 8 of [TakeutiZaring] p. 91. (However, we need neither AC nor the Axiom of Infinity because of the way we express "infinite" in the antecedent.) (Contributed by NM, 23-Oct-2004.)
Hypothesis
Ref Expression
infcntss.1  |-  A  e. 
_V
Assertion
Ref Expression
infcntss  |-  ( om  ~<_  A  ->  E. x
( x  C_  A  /\  x  ~~  om )
)
Distinct variable group:    x, A

Proof of Theorem infcntss
StepHypRef Expression
1 infcntss.1 . . 3  |-  A  e. 
_V
21domen 7114 . 2  |-  ( om  ~<_  A  <->  E. x ( om 
~~  x  /\  x  C_  A ) )
3 ensym 7149 . . . . 5  |-  ( om 
~~  x  ->  x  ~~  om )
43anim2i 553 . . . 4  |-  ( ( x  C_  A  /\  om 
~~  x )  -> 
( x  C_  A  /\  x  ~~  om )
)
54ancoms 440 . . 3  |-  ( ( om  ~~  x  /\  x  C_  A )  -> 
( x  C_  A  /\  x  ~~  om )
)
65eximi 1585 . 2  |-  ( E. x ( om  ~~  x  /\  x  C_  A
)  ->  E. x
( x  C_  A  /\  x  ~~  om )
)
72, 6sylbi 188 1  |-  ( om  ~<_  A  ->  E. x
( x  C_  A  /\  x  ~~  om )
)
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:    -> wi 4    /\ wa 359   E.wex 1550    e. wcel 1725   _Vcvv 2949    C_ wss 3313   class class class wbr 4205   omcom 4838    ~~ cen 7099    ~<_ cdom 7100
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 5  ax-2 6  ax-3 7  ax-mp 8  ax-gen 1555  ax-5 1566  ax-17 1626  ax-9 1666  ax-8 1687  ax-13 1727  ax-14 1729  ax-6 1744  ax-7 1749  ax-11 1761  ax-12 1950  ax-ext 2417  ax-sep 4323  ax-nul 4331  ax-pow 4370  ax-pr 4396  ax-un 4694
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 178  df-or 360  df-an 361  df-3an 938  df-tru 1328  df-ex 1551  df-nf 1554  df-sb 1659  df-eu 2285  df-mo 2286  df-clab 2423  df-cleq 2429  df-clel 2432  df-nfc 2561  df-ne 2601  df-ral 2703  df-rex 2704  df-rab 2707  df-v 2951  df-dif 3316  df-un 3318  df-in 3320  df-ss 3327  df-nul 3622  df-if 3733  df-pw 3794  df-sn 3813  df-pr 3814  df-op 3816  df-uni 4009  df-br 4206  df-opab 4260  df-id 4491  df-xp 4877  df-rel 4878  df-cnv 4879  df-co 4880  df-dm 4881  df-rn 4882  df-res 4883  df-ima 4884  df-fun 5449  df-fn 5450  df-f 5451  df-f1 5452  df-fo 5453  df-f1o 5454  df-er 6898  df-en 7103  df-dom 7104
  Copyright terms: Public domain W3C validator