By Carlos R Borges

The cloth during this ebook is prepared in this type of manner that the reader will get to major functions fast, and the emphasis is at the geometric knowing and use of latest recommendations. The topic of the ebook is that topology is admittedly the language of contemporary arithmetic.

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Equality may not a [ B ( x , & )] c S ( x , ~ )(Equality . ) (iv) A c M is closed iff d ( p , A ) = 0 implies that p~ A . (vi) A c M is bounded iff for each U E A there exists s > 0 such that A c B ( a , s), . 4 Continuous Functions Since all this is the result of our preoccupation with continuous real-valued functions, it is about time to see how far we have come. Metric and TopologicalSpaces 37 12. Definition. Let (X, r ) and (Y,a)be topological spaces and f : X +Y (orf : ( X , z )+ ( Y , o ) ) be a function.

A,, E A , } it being clearly understood that (a, ,. ,n . The reader is well- i=l advised to think in terms of functions rather than n-tuples, since functions impose no limitations on the size of the index set A ; on the other hand, to think of tuples which have more elements than the integers may cause headaches. In some instances, it is very convenient to replace f : A+ UaEA 4 by its image f (A) and to give it a more familiar appearance; namely, we let f E f ( A ) z ( f ( a ) ) a=(‘a>,? +u,& it being understood that (aa)a represents the function f : A such that f(a)= a , , for each a E A , By no means, under any circumstances, try to attach ) ~ none is implied.

And therefore that A X B is a countable union of countable sets. The Cbl-Cbl Theorem and Proposition 4 strongly support the conjecture that any Cartesian product of countably many countable sets is countable. After all, from the viewpoint of equipollence, what difference can there be between countable products and countable unions? Surprise! Surprise! 6. Theorem. For any sequence {An};=, of infinite sets, I I E , A i is uncountable. Proof. Without loss of generality, we assume that each Ai = w .