transitive relation

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transitive relation

[′tran·səd·iv ri′lā·shən]
(mathematics)
A relation < on="" a="" set="" such="" that="" if="">a <>b and b <>c, then a <>c.
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If M1 = M2 = M, then both equivalence [equivalent to] and k-equivalence [equivalent to]k are equivalence relations that they obey the reflexive, symmetric and transitive laws.