# Let X and Y be non-empty sets and f a mapping of X into Y. Show that f is onto iff there exists a mapping h of Y into X such that fh = iX.

Topology

Sets and Functions (XXXVIII)

Functions

Let X and Y be non-empty sets and f a mapping of X into Y.

Show that f is onto iff there exists a mapping h of Y into X such that fh = iX.

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Let X and Y be non-empty sets and f a mapping of X into Y.

Show that f is onto iff there exists a mapping h of Y into X such that fh = iX.