## MA 351: Introduction to Topology

Kate Ponto
Fall 2023

### Announcements

The textbook for this course will be Topology through inquiry by Starbird and Su. Both hard cover and electronic versions available. The electronic version is available through the MAA website.

A draft copy of the
Syllabus and Presentation Guidelines.

Overleaf's introduction to Latex, Detexify

Sometimes you might need style suggestions when trying to write up your proofs. There are many guides that might help. (I'm including several because you will probably all have different preferences!)
Elements of Style by D. C. Ernst
How to write proofs: a quick guide by Eugenia Cheng
Chapter 3 of Bridge To Higher Mathematics, by Sam Vandervelde
Guidelines for good mathematical writing by Francis Su

### Homework

Date Due Expected Discussion
and Daily Homework to turn in
Actual Discussion
8/23 B.1, 2.1, 2.3, 2.5 (skip countable complement) B.1, 2.1
8/252.3, 2.5 (skip countable complement), 2.4, 2.6 2.3, 2.5 (skip countable complement)
8/28 2.4, 2.6, 2.7, B.2, 2.8 2.4, 2.6, 2.7
8/30 B.2, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10 B.2, 2.8, 2.9, 2.10
9/1 2.11, B.3, 2.12, 2.132.11, B.3
9/6 2.12, 2.13, 2.14, 2.152.12
9/8 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 2.16, 2.17 2.13, 2.14, 2.15, 2.16
9/132.17, 2.18, 2.19, 2.20 2.17, 2.18, 2.19, 2.20
9/182.21, 2.22, 2.23, 5.12.21, 2.22, 2.23
9/20 5.1, 3.1, C.1, 3.2 5.1, 3.1, C.1
9/223.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 3.2, 3.3
9/25 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 3.4, 3.5, 3.6
9/273.7, 3.8, 3.11, 3.15, 3.18, C.23.7, 3.8
9/293.11, 3.15, 3.18, C.2, 3.25 3.11, 3.15, 3.18
10/2 C.2, 3.25, 3.26, 3.27, 3.28 C.2, 3.25, 3.26, 3.27, 3.28
10/4 3.29, 3.30, C.3, 3.32, 3.333.29, 3.30, C.3
10/6 3.32, 3.33, 3.35, D.1, 4.1 3.32, 3.33, 3.35, D.1
10/94.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.7(1), 4.13 (T_1 and T_2, 1-5, 7, 8, 11, 12) 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.7(1)
10/11 4.13 (T_1 and T_2, 1-5, 7, 8, 11, 12), 4.16, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 4.13 (T_1 and T_2, 1-5, 7, 8, 11, 12), 4.16, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3
10/13 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9 6.6
10/16 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.14 6.7, 6.8
10/18 6.9, 6.14, 6.15, 6.18 6.9, 6.14
10/20 6.15, 6.18, 6.19, 6.20, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 6.15, 6.18
10/25 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, E.1, 7.1, 7.2 1.3, 1.4, 1.5
10/27 E.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 7.1
10/30 6.19, 6.20, E.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 6.19
11/1 6.20, E.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 6.20, E.1
11/3 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 7.2, 7.3, 7.4
11/6 E.2, 7.5, 7.7, 7.9 E.2, 7.5
11/8 7.7, 7.9, 7.10, 7.15, 7.18 7.7, 7.9, 7.10
11/10 7.15, 7.18, 7.20, 7.22, 7.24 7.15, 7.18, 7.20, 7.22
11/13 7.24, 7.26, 7.27, 7.28, 7.29, 7.32 7.24, 7.26, 7.27
11/15 7.28, 7.29, 7.32, 7.35, 7.36 7.28, 7.29, 7.32
11/17 7.35, 7.36, E.3, 7.43, 7.44, 7.45 7.35, 7.36
11/20 E.3, 7.43, 7.44, 7.45, 7.46, 7.47 7.43, 7.44, 7.45
11/29 E.3, 7.46, 7.47, 7.53, F.1 E.3, 7.46, 7.47, 7.53, F.1
12/1 8.1 (1-5), 8.2, 8.3, 8.4 Part of 8.1
12/4 8.1 (1-5), 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.6 8.1 (1-5), 8.2
12/68.3, 8.4, 8.6 , 8.9, 8.10, 8.11 8.3, 8.4, 8.6

The future - 9.1, 9.3, 9.7,