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### Linear bijection non-preserving Hausdorff propery

My question is: If $f: X \to Y$ is a continuous and linear bijection between topological vector spaces, is it possible that $X$ is Hausdorff and $Y$ is non-Hausdorff? (TVSs are considered in the more ...
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### Show that no topological vector space is bounded.

I am studying the concept of topological vector spaces in Grubb's Distributions and Operators. A vector space $X$ (over $\mathbb{L} = \mathbb{R}$ or $\mathbb{C}$) is called a topological vector ...
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### Why do we need dual space [closed]

In functional analysis there are many places where dual space is mentioned, but I still don't understand the real power of that concept. Why do we need the dual space?
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### Compactness in Infinite Dimensional Vector Spaces

Show that, in an infinite dimensional normed space $(V,\|\cdot\|)$, the closed ball of radius $2$ $$B_2:=\{x\in V:\ \|x\|\leq2\}$$ is not compact. I suspect I am not understanding what is going ...
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### Subspaces of a Topological Vector Spaces

I have a few questions about topological spaces which I am currently studying. First some definitions that I am using: Definition of subspace topology: Given a topological space $(X,\tau)$ and a ...
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### Are all metric space as a euclidean space?

I believe that all euclidean space is a metric space? But I need to know about inverse? I mean: are all metric space as a euclidean space? Is there any kind of metric space which is not euclidean ...
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### closed subspace of normed vector space

Is every finite dimensional subspace of a normed vector space closed? If yes, please prove it or else give a counter example.
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### Can 2 parallel lines be discriminated as 'away', 'beside' with respect to 3rd parallel line?

I have nearly parallel several 3D line segments. some line segments locate (blue line) beside to a spefic line segment (black line) and some other (red line) locate away from that line segment. i want ...
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### A subset that can be scaled to be the whole space, or that can contain a scaled version of the whole space

The following is from Mariano's comments on my earlier question In a topological vector space, why is the following true: if a neighborhood U of zero contains a scaled copy of the whole space, ...
From planetmath Let $V$ be a vector space over a field $F$ equipped with a non-discrete valuation $|\cdot|:F\to \mathbb{R}$ . Let $A$ and $B$ be two subsets of $V$. Then $A$ is said to absorb ...