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(DISCONTINUED) #3: Munkres Problem Set 2.13.5

2.13.5

Problem: Show that if is a basis for a topology on , then the topology generated by equals the intersection of all topologies on that contain . 159 more words

Mathematics

(DISCONTINUED) #1: Munkres Problem Set 2.13.1, 2.13.3

As an introductory remark for this being my first set of problems from the Munkres text, I have a few things to note.

  • The numbering system corresponds as follows: “<chapter>.<section>.<problem number>”.
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Mathematics

2016: Out with the Old, In with the New

Happy to all around the world!

This past year is been a huge part in the growth of my blog. To ramble about the statistics, we nearly doubled the of amount views [ () to ()] and doubled the amount of visitors [ () to ()]. 261 more words

Topology

Jacob Harvey Mason

Jacob Harvey Mason
b. 6 July 1856, Ervin Township, Howard County, Indiana, to Simon Peter and Elizabeth (White) Mason
d. 7 March 1903, southeastern Woods County, Oklahoma Territory (now Major County) 184 more words

Howard County

Why fundamental groups are defined only for loops- better explained than in Munkres' Topology.

I want to point out why fundamental groups are defined for loops, and not path homotopy classes. This is something that Munkres’ Topology does not do a good job of explaining. 153 more words

You Haunt Me

Okay, so this post is going to be pretty much like the rest of the posts recently:

I’ll write about something awesome I did recently, then I’ll make a tongue-in-cheek allusion to a metaphor about life, and then I’ll mention that I haven’t found any jobs, or really started looking, but then I’ll talk about how I’ve been doing other interesting things.¬† 418 more words

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