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Sep
25
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
OK, maybe not : ( The sets in the support of $s_n$ are not compact : (
Sep
25
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
But if "finite support" is used to mean "support of finite measure" question a) becomes trivial: a simple function already has support of finite measure in $\Omega$.
Sep
25
comment Smooth functions with compact support are dense in $L^1$
Thanks for pointing it out, that was a typo, I corrected it!
Sep
25
revised Smooth functions with compact support are dense in $L^1$
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Sep
25
accepted Homology relative to a point
Sep
25
asked Smooth functions with compact support are dense in $L^1$
Sep
25
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
What does "I should something to you" mean?
Sep
25
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
Thank you! About the measurable function with compact support: the step function $s_n$ has finite support and therefore compact support. This is what I meant.
Sep
24
revised $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
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Sep
24
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
Did you use the Tietze theorem anywhere?
Sep
24
comment $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
Thanks! Where do you get the increasing sequence from? $\sigma$-finite doesn't give you that: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%CE%A3-finite_measure
Sep
23
accepted Homology groups of unit square with parts removed — revisited
Sep
23
accepted Why is an integral domain a commutative ring with unity?
Sep
23
asked $C_c(X)$ dense in $L_1(X)$
Sep
23
accepted Lie algebra of $GL_n(\mathbb{C})$
Sep
19
comment Lie algebra of $GL_n(\mathbb{C})$
I know nothing. I started to read about Lie groups yesterday. I read that the exponential map maps elements in the Lie algebra to elements in the Lie group. I wonder if that is useful. Probably not because the exponential map is not surjective, I suppose....
Sep
19
asked Lie algebra of $GL_n(\mathbb{C})$
Sep
19
comment Definition of tangent space
Thanks, actually anon's read it right. I'm just generally confused at the moment by the new subject of lie algebras and groups and I didn't see that it was so obvious.
Sep
19
comment Definition of tangent space
Thanks! And thanks for the book recommendation. As for the bonus: I'm still struggling with definitions so I'm not quite ready to answer that.
Sep
19
accepted Definition of tangent space