Topology is a comparatively younger and intensely vital department of arithmetic, which stories the homes of gadgets which are preserved via deformations, twistings, and stretchings. This booklet bargains with the topology of curves and surfaces in addition to with the basic techniques of homotopy and homology, and does this in a full of life and well-motivated method. This ebook is easily suited to readers who're attracted to checking out what topology is all approximately.
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