Math 445: Introduction to Topology I

David Dumas

University of Illinois at Chicago
Fall 2015

[Topologist's sine curve]
Textbook Topology, 2ed, by James R. Munkres. (Prentice Hall, 2000)
Lectures MWF 1:00pm in 204 Taft Hall
Office hours Wednesday and Friday, 9:30-10:30am
Office 503 SEO
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About the final exam

The final exam will be held on Monday, December 7, 1:00-3:00pm in 204 Taft Hall.

The exam will have a total of six problems, of which students will be required to complete any four.

The exam will be cumulative. There will be some emphasis on material covered since the first exam.

At least two of the problems on the final will be "very familiar", in the following sense:

The length and difficulty of the final exam problems will be similar to those of the homework and the midterm exam.


After finishing our discussion of the Arzela-Ascoli-Frechet theorem and the compact-open topology, we will cover as many of the following topics as the remaining class time allows:


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