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**Ricky****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-12-04
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if you take timbits (doughnut holes, or whatever else you call them)

Munchkins.

I Fully Understand the Problem!

I strongly doubt that.

Far Better from the Start to Give actual Examples! and Simplified Math to explain the Problem!

People can't understand the actual examples. People don't understand what a manifold is or what it means to be homeomorphic.

"In the real world, this would be a problem. But in mathematics, we can just define a place where this problem doesn't exist. So we'll go ahead and do that now..."

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**ben****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-12
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Ricky wrote:

I Fully Understand the Problem!

I strongly doubt that.

I don't "strongly doubt it", I *know* it

People don't understand what a manifold is or what it means to be homeomorphic.

Careful here! {ben} is a singleton in the powerset {P(people)}

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**Maelwys****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-02
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ben wrote:

People don't understand what a manifold is or what it means to be homeomorphic.

Careful here! {ben} is a singleton in the powerset {P(people)}

Don't be silly, ben's not people! ben just thinks he's people. Ben's really a figment of my imagination. Sorry ben, I was going to tell you earlier but I just didn't have the heart to break it to you before now. ;-)

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**ben****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-12
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darn, then I'm nearly (not quite) as wrong as old Poincaré. Ah well (interesting software, by the way - my d-a-m-n was changed to darn. How sweet!)

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**Anthony.R.Brown****Banned**- Registered: 2006-11-16
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Everyone Knows Cars have Manifolds!!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Some towels also have manifolds.

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Whats a manifold

Hey.

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