# Equivalence Class/Examples/People Born in Same Year

## Example of Equivalence Relation

Let $P$ be the set of people.

Let $\sim$ be the relation on $P$ defined as:

$\forall \tuple {x, y} \in P \times P: x \sim y \iff \text {$x$and$y$were born in the same year}$

Then the elements of the equivalence class of $x \in P$ is:

$\eqclass x \sim = \set {\text {All people born in the same year as$x$} }$