Alex Becker
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 Oct 31 awarded Notable Question Oct 30 awarded Nice Answer Sep 30 awarded Explainer Sep 21 awarded Nice Answer Sep 11 awarded Good Answer Sep 11 awarded Nice Answer Sep 9 awarded Good Question Aug 30 awarded Nice Answer Aug 22 awarded Favorite Question Jul 21 awarded Good Answer Jul 15 awarded Nice Answer Jul 2 awarded Curious May 21 awarded Sheriff May 17 revised Interesting “real life” applications of serious theorems deleted 4 characters in body May 17 comment Deleting $n$ points from a connected space @NielsDiepeveen If we remove one point in the center, the result is connected. May 17 comment Deleting $n$ points from a connected space @GrumpyParsnip It suffices to take $n=1$. May 17 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. May 16 answered Why can't you add apples and oranges, but you can multiply and divide them? May 16 comment Area of a part of a square @Maroon We can do a little better than that, with $L^2\in (18,26)$. It seems to me that $A$ should be unique, since choosing the central point provides two degrees of freedom while we are given three values, but I can't prove it off the top of my head. May 16 revised Area of a part of a square made more rigorous and formal