Difference of set A and B means

all elements of set A which are not in B

 

Let A = {1, 2, 3, 4 } , B = { 3, 4 , 5, 6}

A – B = {1, 2}

Difference of sets - Venn diagram.jpg

The blue region is A – B

For B – A

B – A = { 3, 4 , 5, 6} – {1, 2, 3, 4 }

B – A = {5, 6}

As B – A = All elements of B which are not in A

Difference of sets AminusB and BminusA - Venn diagram.jpg

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