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Axiom ax-13 1401
Description: Axiom of Equality. One of the equality and substitution axioms for a non-logical predicate in our predicate calculus with equality. It substitutes equal variables into the left-hand side of the binary predicate. Axiom scheme C12' in [Megill] p. 448 (p. 16 of the preprint). It is a special case of Axiom B8 (p. 75) of system S2 of [Tarski] p. 77. "Non-logical" means that the predicate is not a primitive of predicate calculus proper but instead is an extension to it. "Binary" means that the predicate has two arguments. In a system of predicate calculus with equality, like ours, equality is not usually considered to be a non-logical predicate. In systems of predicate calculus without equality, it typically would be. (Contributed by NM, 5-Aug-1993.)
Ref Expression
ax-13 (x = y → (x zy z))

Detailed syntax breakdown of Axiom ax-13
StepHypRef Expression
1 vx . . 3 setvar x
2 vy . . 3 setvar y
31, 2weq 1389 . 2 wff x = y
4 vz . . . 4 setvar z
51, 4wel 1391 . . 3 wff x z
62, 4wel 1391 . . 3 wff y z
75, 6wi 4 . 2 wff (x zy z)
83, 7wi 4 1 wff (x = y → (x zy z))
Colors of variables: wff set class
This axiom is referenced by:  elequ1  1597  el  3922
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