Let κ < λ be regular uncountable cardinals. Using a finite support iteration (in fact a matrix iteration) of ccc posets we obtain the consistency of 𝔟=𝔞=κ < 𝔰=λ. If μ is a measurable cardinal and μ < κ <λ, then using similar techniques we obtain the consistency of 𝔟=κ < 𝔞=𝔰=λ.
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