# algebra of subsets

## algebra of subsets

[¦al·jə·brə əv ′səb‚sets] (mathematics)

An algebra of subsets of a set

*S*is a family of subsets of*S*that contains the null set, the complement (relative to*S*) of each of its members, and the union of any two of its members.McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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