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```INTRODUCTION TO VENN DIAGRAMS
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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S circle.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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If the thing is neither in S nor in P, then it is placed outside of both circles.
If the thing is an S, but not a P, then it would go in the left crescent-shaped region.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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If the thing is neither in S nor in P, then it is placed outside of both circles.
If the thing is an S, but not a P, then it would go in the left crescent-shaped region.
If it is a P, but not an S, then it goes in the right crescent-shaped region.
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Finally, the center “football” region is reserved for things which are both S and P.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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Finally, the center “football” region is reserved for things which are both S and P.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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In a categorical statement we are saying something about the S circle, specifically
whether any region is empty or else has something in it. It can’t be both, but we
might not know which one it is. When we leave an area blank, that just means that
we don’t know whether there is an element in it, or else is empty.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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We can say about region one either that it is empty, or that it has something in it. To
say that it is empty, we shade in the entire region. Click the mouse to fill in area 1.
Click again to see what it looks like to say that region 1 is not empty.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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the area of S inside of P is either empty or has something in it. Each one of these
statements has a simple English counterpart, which we will see in the next slide.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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2
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“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
3
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Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
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2
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“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
3
P
Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
1
2
S
“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
3
P
Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
1
2
3
x
S
“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
P
Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
1
2
3
x
S
“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
P
Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
1
2
S
“Area 1 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 is empty” corresponds to
“Area 2 has at least one element” corresponds to
“Area 1 has at least one element” corresponds to
3
P
Click the statements
to see the Venn
diagram for each.
Click here to move on.
Introduction to Venn Diagrams
1
S
2
3
P
Congratulations! You have now been introduced to Venn diagrams for categorical
statements. Hopefully you will find them useful.
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