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A property of binary relations. A binary relation $R$ on a set $A$ is called reflexive if $aRa$ for all $a\in A$. Examples of reflexive relations are equality, equivalence, order.

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Reflexivity. Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://www.encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Reflexivity&oldid=31687
This article was adapted from an original article by T.S. Fofanova (originator), which appeared in Encyclopedia of Mathematics - ISBN 1402006098. See original article