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7) If R(y, x) is rud (resp. ), so is ( 3z 6 y)R(z, x). [Proof: Let r be rud (resp. ) such that R(y, x) *-+ r(y, x) ~ @. , m are rud (resp. ). ) . More. generally, . ] that z E LJ(Jx such that ~ x (I0) Set x(y) [ ~, if no such z exists. Then f(x, y) = x(y) is rud. ] (ii) dom and ran are rud. ] (12) x x y is rud. ] -32- (13) x~y is rud. ] (14) x"y is rud. ] (15) x -I is rud. [Proof: Set h(z) = <(Z)l, (z)0>. ]. I ZF As we shall show,the rud predicates are just those predicates which are 10 .

E. suppose X is a dense linear order without end-points, satisfying the Souslin property, but having no countable dense subset. of non-trivial intervals of X. defined, let A Io is arbitrary. e. the points which determine each interval)° I By induction, we define a sequence Since A is countable, it cannot be dense in X, so pick so that it and its end-points are disjoint from A . partially order T by I , of T, would imply the failure of the Souslin property for X, since, if we let x~ be the lower end-point of I , each E, then the pairs determine an uncountable collection of pairwise disjoint intervals of Xo The existence of an uncountable antichain of T would likewise contradict the Souslin property for X, since I and J will be Tincomparable iff they are disjoint intervals of X, of course, Thus T must be an (~I' ml )-tree with no cofinal branch and no uncountable antichain.

R. r. functions of u. r. Note that Const = PFml = ~uPFmlu ~uConstu and PFml(x) Define F(v, u) = {x function of u. and that Const(x) +-+ x ~ ConStTc(x); and likewise +-+ x ~ PFmlTc(x). ~ylx, y E v} o {x v ylx, y ~ v } ~ { ~ x l x E v} ~ -36- U{x÷ ylx, y E v } U { x ~-+ ylx, y c U{(Vx)ylx v} ~ Vblu, y e v } U { ( ~ x ) y l x e Vbl u, y e v} ~J{(~x e z)ylx E Vblu, y ~ v, z e Vbl O Const U - {x}} U 0{ ( ~ x ~ z)ylx e Vblu, y e v, z e Vbl u ~ Const u - {x}}. r. In particular, Fml Hence, so is Fml~u = F~(PFMIu' u) (as a function of ~, u).

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