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This subject begins with a careful discussion of the various set theoretical results that are required for the subsequent material. This is followed by a discussion of the theory of metric spaces. The most basic properties of open sets in metric spaces can be used to motivate a more generally applicable definition of open sets, which leads to the idea of a topological space. A study of fundamental concepts in the theory of topological spaces such as compactness and connectedness yields results of very general application. In particular, they can be applied to problems in the analysis of the real numbers. The subject concludes with a discussion of quotients and products of topological spaces.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGrant Cairns

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites MAT2ANA or MAT2AAL


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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTopology and AnalysisPrescribedPrinted subject text available from University Bookshop.N/A

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