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OpenMath Content Dictionary: setname1

Canonical URL:
http://www.openmath.org/cd/setname1.ocd
CD Base:
http://www.openmath.org/cd
CD File:
setname1.ocd
CD as XML Encoded OpenMath:
setname1.omcd
Defines:
C, N, P, Q, R, Z
Date:
2004-03-30
Version:
3
Review Date:
2006-03-30
Status:
official


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          both this document and the derived work are Content Dictionaries
          then the derived work must include a different CDName element,
          chosen so that it cannot be confused with any works adopted by
          the OpenMath Society.  In particular, if there is a Content 
          Dictionary Group whose name is, for example, `math' containing
          Content Dictionaries named `math1', `math2' etc., then you should 
          not name a derived Content Dictionary `mathN' where N is an integer.
          However you are free to name it `private_mathN' or some such.  This
          is because the names `mathN' may be used by the OpenMath Society
          for future extensions.
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This CD defines common sets of mathematics

Written by J.H. Davenport on 1999-04-18.
Revised to add Zm, GFp, GFpn on 1999-11-09.
Revised to add QuotientField and A on 1999-11-19.

P

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of positive prime numbers.

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all n | n is a positive prime number is equivalent to: n is a natural number and n > 1 and ((n=a*b and a and b are natural numbers) implies ((a=1 and b=n) or (b=1 and a=n)))
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
n . n P ( n N n > 1 ( n = a b a N b N ( a = 1 b = n ) ( b = 1 a = n ) ) )
Signatures:
sts


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N

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of natural numbers (including zero).

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all n | n in the natural numbers is equivalent to saying n=0 or n-1 is a natural number
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
n . n N ( n = 0 ) ( n - 1 ) N
Signatures:
sts


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Z

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of integers, positive, negative and zero.

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all z | the statements z is an integer and z is a natural number or -z is a natural number are equivalent
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
z . z Z z N - z N
Signatures:
sts


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Q

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of rational numbers.

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all z where z is a rational, there exists integers p and q with q > 1 and p/q = z
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
z . z Q p , q . p Z q Z q 1 z = p q
Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all a,b | a,b rational with a<b implies there exists rational a,c s.t. a<c and c<b
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
a , b . a Q b Q a < b c . c Q a < c c < b
Signatures:
sts


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R

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of real numbers.

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
S \subset R and exists y in R : forall x in S x <= y) implies exists z in R such that (( forall x in S x <= z) and ((forall x in S x <= w) implies z <= w)
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
S R y . y R x . x S x y z . z R x . x S x z ( x . x S x w z w )
Signatures:
sts


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C

Role:
constant
Description:

This symbol represents the set of complex numbers.

Commented Mathematical property (CMP):
for all z | if z is complex then there exist reals x,y s.t. z = x + i * y
Formal Mathematical property (FMP):
z . z C x , y . x R y R z = x + i y
Signatures:
sts


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