Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30 pm, in Cupples I, room 111.
Instructor | phone | office | office hours (tentative) | |
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Renato Feres | 5-6752 | Cupples I 17 | feres@math.wustl.edu | MWF 2-3 and TuTh 3-4 (also by appoint.) |
The textbook is: TOPOLOGY - 2/ed, by James R. Munkres (Prentice Hall).
Topics. The course will contain the basics on general topological and metric spaces. The main topics are: metric spaces; connectedness and compactness; countability and separation axioms; complete metric spaces; product topology and the Tychonov theorem; Baire spaces and dimension. We will cover, roughly, the material corresponding to chapters 2, 3, 7, 8 of the textbook, as well as and parts of chapters 1, 4, 5, 6.
Prerequisites: Math 411.
Homeworks and exams: There will be weekly homework sets, worth 30% of the final grade, one midterm exam, worth 30%, and a final exam, worth 40%. The dates are as follows:
Exam | Day | time | place |
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Midterm | Tuesday - October 15 | 1-2:30pm | Cupples I 111 |
Final | Monday - December 16 | 1-3pm | Cupples I 111 |