Definition:Lower Bound of Set/Real Numbers
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This page is about Lower Bound of Subset of Real Numbers. For other uses, see Lower Bound.
Let $\R$ be the set of real numbers.
Let $T$ be a subset of $S$.
A lower bound for $T$ (in $\R$) is an element $m \in \R$ such that:
- $\forall t \in T: m \le t$
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