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Theorem dvelim 2335
Description: This theorem can be used to eliminate a distinct variable restriction on 𝑥 and 𝑧 and replace it with the "distinctor" ¬ ∀𝑥𝑥 = 𝑦 as an antecedent. 𝜑 normally has 𝑧 free and can be read 𝜑(𝑧), and 𝜓 substitutes 𝑦 for 𝑧 and can be read 𝜑(𝑦). We do not require that 𝑥 and 𝑦 be distinct: if they are not, the distinctor will become false (in multiple-element domains of discourse) and "protect" the consequent.

To obtain a closed-theorem form of this inference, prefix the hypotheses with 𝑥𝑧, conjoin them, and apply dvelimdf 2333.

Other variants of this theorem are dvelimh 2334 (with no distinct variable restrictions) and dvelimhw 2171 (that avoids ax-13 2244). (Contributed by NM, 23-Nov-1994.)

Hypotheses
Ref Expression
dvelim.1 (𝜑 → ∀𝑥𝜑)
dvelim.2 (𝑧 = 𝑦 → (𝜑𝜓))
Assertion
Ref Expression
dvelim (¬ ∀𝑥 𝑥 = 𝑦 → (𝜓 → ∀𝑥𝜓))
Distinct variable group:   𝜓,𝑧
Allowed substitution hints:   𝜑(𝑥,𝑦,𝑧)   𝜓(𝑥,𝑦)

Proof of Theorem dvelim
StepHypRef Expression
1 dvelim.1 . 2 (𝜑 → ∀𝑥𝜑)
2 ax-5 1837 . 2 (𝜓 → ∀𝑧𝜓)
3 dvelim.2 . 2 (𝑧 = 𝑦 → (𝜑𝜓))
41, 2, 3dvelimh 2334 1 (¬ ∀𝑥 𝑥 = 𝑦 → (𝜓 → ∀𝑥𝜓))
Colors of variables: wff setvar class
Syntax hints:  ¬ wn 3  wi 4  wb 196  wal 1479
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-mp 5  ax-1 6  ax-2 7  ax-3 8  ax-gen 1720  ax-4 1735  ax-5 1837  ax-6 1886  ax-7 1933  ax-10 2017  ax-11 2032  ax-12 2045  ax-13 2244
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 197  df-or 385  df-an 386  df-tru 1484  df-ex 1703  df-nf 1708
This theorem is referenced by:  dvelimv  2336  axc14  2370  eujustALT  2471
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