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Equivalence relations and partitions

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Let R be the relation on the set {1,2} defined by 2R2 and the relation R holds for no other ordered pair except the pair (2,2). Show that R has exactly two of the three defining properties of an equivalence relation.

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This solution provides examples of working with proofs regarding equivalence relations and partitions.