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*At the end of this section students will be able to:*

- Describe sets using either the verbal method or the roster method or the set-builder method
- Perform operations with sets
- Identify and classify the subsets of real numbers
- Express sets using interval notation

*0.1 Basic Set Theory and Interval Notation*

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages** 3-12**

Stitz-Zeager Prerequisites - pages **13-14**

Answers to practice exercises can be found on pages 15-17.

Sets of Numbers (tutorial): West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab (Intermediate Algebra Tutorial 3)

**Identifying Sets of Real Numbers:**

**Operations with Sets:**

**Interval and Set Notation:**