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Feb
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reviewed Approve Periodic Function With A Given Functional Equation
Feb
14
revised Mapping Class Group
fixed typo
Jan
26
reviewed Reject Square root of complex number in polar or rectangular form
Jan
26
comment Evaluate the sum $x + \frac{x^3}{3} + \frac{x^5}{5} + … $
What do you get if you set $x = 0$? This kind of checking of special values is useful for quickly detecting mistakes.
Jan
26
answered Why is SO(3) not $S^1 \times S^2$? (Where is the mistake?)
Jan
11
reviewed Approve To find value of a for which series converges
Dec
21
comment Fundamental groups of certain 3-manifolds
Your hyperbolic example is wrong: $b^x = b$ is not allowed in a hyperbolic three-manifold. More generally, "non-periodic" is not enough to ensure hyperbolicity. You also need to rule out the "reducible" case.
Dec
18
reviewed Approve Project Motorola: setting up and solving an equation
Dec
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Nov
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reviewed Approve Matrix of a linear operator
Oct
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answered Question about the first proof in Hatcher's Algebraic Topology
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Aug
14
revised Is it possible to build a metal wire sphere whose shadow projects the 2d conformal maps of the Riemann Sphere on a flat wall?
another video
Aug
14
comment Is it possible to build a metal wire sphere whose shadow projects the 2d conformal maps of the Riemann Sphere on a flat wall?
Yes. This is illustrated at minute 2:00 in the following video. youtube.com/watch?v=0z1fIsUNhO4 -- the entire video is really excellent, by the way.
Aug
14
answered Explanation of non-orientability of the Möbius band
Aug
14
comment Explanation of non-orientability of the Möbius band
Which book are you referring to? "An introduction to manifolds"? By Loring Tu? I ask because the discussion of the Mobius band is on page 241, not page 208...
Aug
14
answered Is it possible to build a metal wire sphere whose shadow projects the 2d conformal maps of the Riemann Sphere on a flat wall?
Aug
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comment Mapping Class Group
I've edited my answer to your second question to be just a reference to the Primer.
Aug
3
revised Mapping Class Group
deleted some of the anwser to give a reference instead.