Null Set Blogging


Sure, Mitt Romney is crazy wrong about Iraq, but that’s normal for a Republican. I’m more interested in his weird use of the term “null set.” While researching that topic, I learned something interesting. It turns out that the thing I was taught to call either “null set” or “empty set” is now supposed to be the empty set exclusively.

The purpose of this is to avoid confusion with a different concept, also called