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equivalence class

<mathematics> An equivalence class is a subset whose elements are related to each other by an equivalence relation. The equivalence classes of a set under some relation form a partition of that set (i.e. any two are either equal or disjoint and every element of the set is in some class).



Nearby terms: equals equational logic Equel equivalence class equivalence class partitioning equivalence partitioning equivalence relation