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Theorem sbth 6977
Description: Schroeder-Bernstein Theorem. Theorem 18 of [Suppes] p. 95. This theorem states that if set 
A is smaller (has lower cardinality) than  B and vice-versa, then  A and  B are equinumerous (have the same cardinality). The interesting thing is that this can be proved without invoking the Axiom of Choice, as we do here, but the proof as you can see is quite difficult. (The theorem can be proved more easily if we allow AC.) The main proof consists of lemmas sbthlem1 6967 through sbthlem10 6976; this final piece mainly changes bound variables to eliminate the hypotheses of sbthlem10 6976. We follow closely the proof in Suppes, which you should consult to understand our proof at a higher level. Note that Suppes' proof, which is credited to J. M. Whitaker, does not require the Axiom of Infinity. (Contributed by NM, 8-Jun-1998.)
Assertion
Ref Expression
sbth  |-  ( ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  B )
Dummy variables  x  y  z  w  f 
g are mutually distinct and distinct from all other variables.

Proof of Theorem sbth
StepHypRef Expression
1 reldom 6865 . . . 4  |-  Rel  ~<_
21brrelexi 4729 . . 3  |-  ( A  ~<_  B  ->  A  e.  _V )
31brrelexi 4729 . . 3  |-  ( B  ~<_  A  ->  B  e.  _V )
4 breq1 4028 . . . . . 6  |-  ( z  =  A  ->  (
z  ~<_  w  <->  A  ~<_  w ) )
5 breq2 4029 . . . . . 6  |-  ( z  =  A  ->  (
w  ~<_  z  <->  w  ~<_  A ) )
64, 5anbi12d 693 . . . . 5  |-  ( z  =  A  ->  (
( z  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  z )  <->  ( A  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  A ) ) )
7 breq1 4028 . . . . 5  |-  ( z  =  A  ->  (
z  ~~  w  <->  A  ~~  w ) )
86, 7imbi12d 313 . . . 4  |-  ( z  =  A  ->  (
( ( z  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  z )  ->  z  ~~  w
)  <->  ( ( A  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  w ) ) )
9 breq2 4029 . . . . . 6  |-  ( w  =  B  ->  ( A  ~<_  w  <->  A  ~<_  B ) )
10 breq1 4028 . . . . . 6  |-  ( w  =  B  ->  (
w  ~<_  A  <->  B  ~<_  A ) )
119, 10anbi12d 693 . . . . 5  |-  ( w  =  B  ->  (
( A  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  A )  <->  ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A ) ) )
12 breq2 4029 . . . . 5  |-  ( w  =  B  ->  ( A  ~~  w  <->  A  ~~  B ) )
1311, 12imbi12d 313 . . . 4  |-  ( w  =  B  ->  (
( ( A  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  w
)  <->  ( ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  B ) ) )
14 vex 2793 . . . . 5  |-  z  e. 
_V
15 sseq1 3201 . . . . . . 7  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
y  C_  z  <->  x  C_  z
) )
16 imaeq2 5008 . . . . . . . . . 10  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
f " y )  =  ( f "
x ) )
1716difeq2d 3296 . . . . . . . . 9  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
w  \  ( f " y ) )  =  ( w  \ 
( f " x
) ) )
1817imaeq2d 5012 . . . . . . . 8  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
g " ( w 
\  ( f "
y ) ) )  =  ( g "
( w  \  (
f " x ) ) ) )
19 difeq2 3290 . . . . . . . 8  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
z  \  y )  =  ( z  \  x ) )
2018, 19sseq12d 3209 . . . . . . 7  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
( g " (
w  \  ( f " y ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  y )  <->  ( g " ( w  \ 
( f " x
) ) )  C_  ( z  \  x
) ) )
2115, 20anbi12d 693 . . . . . 6  |-  ( y  =  x  ->  (
( y  C_  z  /\  ( g " (
w  \  ( f " y ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  y ) )  <-> 
( x  C_  z  /\  ( g " (
w  \  ( f " x ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  x ) ) ) )
2221cbvabv 2404 . . . . 5  |-  { y  |  ( y  C_  z  /\  ( g "
( w  \  (
f " y ) ) )  C_  (
z  \  y )
) }  =  {
x  |  ( x 
C_  z  /\  (
g " ( w 
\  ( f "
x ) ) ) 
C_  ( z  \  x ) ) }
23 eqid 2285 . . . . 5  |-  ( ( f  |`  U. { y  |  ( y  C_  z  /\  ( g "
( w  \  (
f " y ) ) )  C_  (
z  \  y )
) } )  u.  ( `' g  |`  ( z  \  U. { y  |  ( y  C_  z  /\  ( g " (
w  \  ( f " y ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  y ) ) } ) ) )  =  ( ( f  |`  U. { y  |  ( y  C_  z  /\  ( g " (
w  \  ( f " y ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  y ) ) } )  u.  ( `' g  |`  ( z 
\  U. { y  |  ( y  C_  z  /\  ( g " (
w  \  ( f " y ) ) )  C_  ( z  \  y ) ) } ) ) )
24 vex 2793 . . . . 5  |-  w  e. 
_V
2514, 22, 23, 24sbthlem10 6976 . . . 4  |-  ( ( z  ~<_  w  /\  w  ~<_  z )  ->  z  ~~  w )
268, 13, 25vtocl2g 2849 . . 3  |-  ( ( A  e.  _V  /\  B  e.  _V )  ->  ( ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  B
) )
272, 3, 26syl2an 465 . 2  |-  ( ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  (
( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  B ) )
2827pm2.43i 45 1  |-  ( ( A  ~<_  B  /\  B  ~<_  A )  ->  A  ~~  B )
Colors of variables: wff set class
Syntax hints:    -> wi 6    /\ wa 360    = wceq 1624    e. wcel 1685   {cab 2271   _Vcvv 2790    \ cdif 3151    u. cun 3152    C_ wss 3154   U.cuni 3829   class class class wbr 4025   `'ccnv 4688    |` cres 4691   "cima 4692    ~~ cen 6856    ~<_ cdom 6857
This theorem is referenced by:  sbthb  6978  sdomnsym  6982  domtriord  7003  xpen  7020  limenpsi  7032  php  7041  onomeneq  7046  unbnn  7109  infxpenlem  7637  fseqen  7650  infpwfien  7685  inffien  7686  alephdom  7704  mappwen  7735  infcdaabs  7828  infunabs  7829  infcda  7830  infdif  7831  infxpabs  7834  infmap2  7840  gchhar  8289  gchaleph  8293  inttsk  8392  inar1  8393  xpnnenOLD  12483  znnen  12486  qnnen  12487  rpnnen  12500  rexpen  12501  mreexfidimd  13547  acsinfdimd  14280  fislw  14931  opnreen  18331  ovolctb2  18846  vitali  18963  aannenlem3  19705  basellem4  20316  lgsqrlem4  20578  umgraex  23280  sndw  24499  pellexlem4  26317  pellexlem5  26318  idomsubgmo  26914
This theorem was proved from axioms:  ax-1 7  ax-2 8  ax-3 9  ax-mp 10  ax-gen 1534  ax-5 1545  ax-17 1604  ax-9 1637  ax-8 1645  ax-13 1687  ax-14 1689  ax-6 1704  ax-7 1709  ax-11 1716  ax-12 1868  ax-ext 2266  ax-sep 4143  ax-nul 4151  ax-pow 4188  ax-pr 4214  ax-un 4512
This theorem depends on definitions:  df-bi 179  df-or 361  df-an 362  df-3an 938  df-tru 1312  df-ex 1530  df-nf 1533  df-sb 1632  df-eu 2149  df-mo 2150  df-clab 2272  df-cleq 2278  df-clel 2281  df-nfc 2410  df-ne 2450  df-ral 2550  df-rex 2551  df-rab 2554  df-v 2792  df-dif 3157  df-un 3159  df-in 3161  df-ss 3168  df-nul 3458  df-if 3568  df-pw 3629  df-sn 3648  df-pr 3649  df-op 3651  df-uni 3830  df-br 4026  df-opab 4080  df-id 4309  df-xp 4695  df-rel 4696  df-cnv 4697  df-co 4698  df-dm 4699  df-rn 4700  df-res 4701  df-ima 4702  df-fun 5224  df-fn 5225  df-f 5226  df-f1 5227  df-fo 5228  df-f1o 5229  df-en 6860  df-dom 6861
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