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Theorem unass 3274
Description: Associative law for union of classes. Exercise 8 of [TakeutiZaring] p. 17. (Contributed by NM, 3-May-1994.) (Proof shortened by Andrew Salmon, 26-Jun-2011.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
unass  |-  ( ( A  u.  B )  u.  C )  =  ( A  u.  ( B  u.  C )
)

Proof of Theorem unass
StepHypRef Expression
1 elun 3258 . . 3  |-  ( x  e.  ( A  u.  ( B  u.  C
) )  <->  ( x  e.  A  \/  x  e.  ( B  u.  C
) ) )
2 elun 3258 . . . 4  |-  ( x  e.  ( B  u.  C )  <->  ( x  e.  B  \/  x  e.  C ) )
32orbi2i 507 . . 3  |-  ( ( x  e.  A  \/  x  e.  ( B  u.  C ) )  <->  ( x  e.  A  \/  (
x  e.  B  \/  x  e.  C )
) )
4 elun 3258 . . . . 5  |-  ( x  e.  ( A  u.  B )  <->  ( x  e.  A  \/  x  e.  B ) )
54orbi1i 508 . . . 4  |-  ( ( x  e.  ( A  u.  B )  \/  x  e.  C )  <-> 
( ( x  e.  A  \/  x  e.  B )  \/  x  e.  C ) )
6 orass 512 . . . 4  |-  ( ( ( x  e.  A  \/  x  e.  B
)  \/  x  e.  C )  <->  ( x  e.  A  \/  (
x  e.  B  \/  x  e.  C )
) )
75, 6bitr2i 243 . . 3  |-  ( ( x  e.  A  \/  ( x  e.  B  \/  x  e.  C
) )  <->  ( x  e.  ( A  u.  B
)  \/  x  e.  C ) )
81, 3, 73bitrri 265 . 2  |-  ( ( x  e.  ( A  u.  B )  \/  x  e.  C )  <-> 
x  e.  ( A  u.  ( B  u.  C ) ) )
98uneqri 3259 1  |-  ( ( A  u.  B )  u.  C )  =  ( A  u.  ( B  u.  C )
)
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:    \/ wo 359    = wceq 1619    e. wcel 1621    u. cun 3092
This theorem is referenced by:  un12  3275  un23  3276  un4  3277  dfif5  3518  qdass  3667  qdassr  3668  ssunpr  3717  oarec  6493  domunfican  7062  cdaassen  7741  prunioo  10695  ioojoin  10697  strlemor2  13163  strlemor3  13164  phlstr  13214  prdsvalstr  13280  mreexexlem2d  13474  mreexexlem4d  13476  ordtbas  16849  reconnlem1  18258  lhop  19290  plyun0  19506  ex-un  20719  ex-pw  20724  subfacp1lem1  23047
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 7  ax-2 8  ax-3 9  ax-mp 10  ax-5 1533  ax-6 1534  ax-7 1535  ax-gen 1536  ax-8 1623  ax-11 1624  ax-17 1628  ax-12o 1664  ax-10 1678  ax-9 1684  ax-4 1692  ax-16 1927  ax-ext 2237
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 179  df-or 361  df-an 362  df-tru 1315  df-ex 1538  df-nf 1540  df-sb 1884  df-clab 2243  df-cleq 2249  df-clel 2252  df-nfc 2381  df-v 2742  df-un 3099
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