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==Reading==
 
==Reading==
'''Read''' section 11 of chapter II  and section1-3 of chapter V of Bredon's book three times:
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'''Read''' section 11 of chapter II  and sections 1-3 of chapter V of Bredon's book three times:
 
* First time as if you were reading a novel - quickly and without too much attention to detail, just to learn what the main keywords and concepts and goals are.
 
* First time as if you were reading a novel - quickly and without too much attention to detail, just to learn what the main keywords and concepts and goals are.
 
* Second time like you were studying for an exam on the subject - slowly and not skipping anything, verifying every little detail.
 
* Second time like you were studying for an exam on the subject - slowly and not skipping anything, verifying every little detail.

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In Preparation

The information below is preliminary and cannot be trusted! (v)

Contents

Reading

Read section 11 of chapter II and sections 1-3 of chapter V of Bredon's book three times:

  • First time as if you were reading a novel - quickly and without too much attention to detail, just to learn what the main keywords and concepts and goals are.
  • Second time like you were studying for an exam on the subject - slowly and not skipping anything, verifying every little detail.
  • And then a third time, again at a quicker pace, to remind yourself of the bigger picture all those little details are there to paint.

Doing

Solve the following problems from Bredon's book, but submit only the solutions of the problems marked with an "S":

problems on page(s)
S1, S2 100-101
S1, S2, S3 264

Due Date

This assignment is due in class on Thursday November 15, 2007.

Just for Fun

Find a geometric interpretation to the formula

d\omega(X,Y)=X(\omega(Y))-Y(\omega(X))-\omega([X,Y]).