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Third year mathematics major at the University of Chicago, currently on leave. My research interest is billiards on polygons. You can contact me about mathematics at acbecker@uchicago.edu. For moderation issues, you will generally get a faster response by raising a flag on this site.


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comment Deleting $n$ points from a connected space
@NielsDiepeveen If we remove one point in the center, the result is connected.
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comment Deleting $n$ points from a connected space
@GrumpyParsnip It suffices to take $n=1$.
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comment Deleting $n$ points from a connected space
If we remove the "each of which is homemorphic to $X$" condition, the long line is such a space.
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answered Why can't you add apples and oranges, but you can multiply and divide them?