gives a sorted list of all the distinct elements that appear in any of the listi.
gives a sorted version of a list, in which all duplicated elements have been dropped.
Details and Options
- If the listi are considered as sets, Union gives their union.
- Union[list1,list2,…] can be input in StandardForm and InputForm as list1⋃list2⋃…. The character ⋃ can be entered as un or \[Union].
- The listi must have the same head, but it need not be List.
- Union[list1,…,SameTest->test] applies test to each pair of elements in the listi to determine whether they should be considered the same.
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Introduced in 1988Updated in 1996