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Definition df-er 7787
Description: Define the equivalence relation predicate. Our notation is not standard. A formal notation doesn't seem to exist in the literature; instead only informal English tends to be used. The present definition, although somewhat cryptic, nicely avoids dummy variables. In dfer2 7788 we derive a more typical definition. We show that an equivalence relation is reflexive, symmetric, and transitive in erref 7807, ersymb 7801, and ertr 7802. (Contributed by NM, 4-Jun-1995.) (Revised by Mario Carneiro, 2-Nov-2015.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
df-er (𝑅 Er 𝐴 ↔ (Rel 𝑅 ∧ dom 𝑅 = 𝐴 ∧ (𝑅 ∪ (𝑅𝑅)) ⊆ 𝑅))

Detailed syntax breakdown of Definition df-er
StepHypRef Expression
1 cA . . 3 class 𝐴
2 cR . . 3 class 𝑅
31, 2wer 7784 . 2 wff 𝑅 Er 𝐴
42wrel 5148 . . 3 wff Rel 𝑅
52cdm 5143 . . . 4 class dom 𝑅
65, 1wceq 1523 . . 3 wff dom 𝑅 = 𝐴
72ccnv 5142 . . . . 5 class 𝑅
82, 2ccom 5147 . . . . 5 class (𝑅𝑅)
97, 8cun 3605 . . . 4 class (𝑅 ∪ (𝑅𝑅))
109, 2wss 3607 . . 3 wff (𝑅 ∪ (𝑅𝑅)) ⊆ 𝑅
114, 6, 10w3a 1054 . 2 wff (Rel 𝑅 ∧ dom 𝑅 = 𝐴 ∧ (𝑅 ∪ (𝑅𝑅)) ⊆ 𝑅)
123, 11wb 196 1 wff (𝑅 Er 𝐴 ↔ (Rel 𝑅 ∧ dom 𝑅 = 𝐴 ∧ (𝑅 ∪ (𝑅𝑅)) ⊆ 𝑅))
Colors of variables: wff setvar class
This definition is referenced by:  dfer2  7788  ereq1  7794  ereq2  7795  errel  7796  erdm  7797  ersym  7799  ertr  7802  xpider  7861  fcoinver  29544
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