
Math 5853 Topology I
Fall 2002
Important dates and facts
Office Hours: Mon. 2:003:00,
Wed. 1:302:30, Thu. 1:002:00 
Midterm I: Thursday, September 26 
Midterm II: Thursday, November 14 
Final Examination: Monday, December 16, 8:00am10:00am in
PHSC 116 
Course Handouts
Messages, Assignments
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Suggested problems.
 Page 152: 5, 7, 8, 11
 Page 157: 1, 2, 4, 9, 10, 11
 Page 171: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 Page 177: 1, 2, 4, 6
 Page 118: 6, 7, 8
 Page 127: 4, 5, 6, 8, 10
 Page 133: 1, 2, 3
Due Tuesday, October 8.
 Do the homework handout of Tuesday Oct 1.
 Page 92: 2, 4, 5, 9, 10.
 Pages 100102: 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 18, 19, 21 (here's a
hint).
 Section 12:
 Write out all the possible topologies for a set with
3 elements.
 Make an estimate for the number of topologies on a set of
4 elements.
 If you get tired, check out the number sequence A000798
on
The OnLine Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences.
 Why is 2^2^n an upper bound for the number of topologies
on a set with n elements.
 Can you improve on this bound?
 Section 13: 1 through 8.
Due Tuesday, September 17.
 Section 6: 5, 6, 7
 Section 7: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
 Section 8: 4, 5, 6
Due Thursday, September 5.
 Section 1: 7, 8, 9
 Section 2: 2, 4, 5
 Section 3: 3, 4, 12, 13
 Section 4: Try some proofs in 1 and 2
 Section 5: 4, 5
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