ForAll

ForAll[x,expr]
represents the statement that expr is True for all values of .

ForAll[x,cond,expr]
states that expr is True for all x satisfying the condition cond.

ForAll[{x1,x2,},expr]
states that expr is True for all values of all the .

DetailsDetails

  • ForAll[x,expr] can be entered as . The character can be entered as EscfaEsc or \[ForAll]. The variable x is given as a subscript.
  • ForAll[x,cond,expr] can be entered as .
  • In StandardForm, ForAll[x,expr] is output as .
  • ForAll[x,cond,expr] is output as .
  • ForAll can be used in such functions as Reduce, Resolve, and FullSimplify.
  • The condition cond is often used to specify the domain of a variable, as in xIntegers.
  • ForAll[x,cond,expr] is equivalent to ForAll[x,Implies[cond,expr]].
  • ForAll[{x1,x2,},] is equivalent to .
  • The value of in ForAll[x,expr] is taken to be localized, as in Block.

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This states that for all , is positive:

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Use Resolve to get a condition on real parameters for which the statement is true:

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Reduce gives the condition in a solved form:

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Introduced in 2003
(5.0)