Spaces of functions and sets
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Published by Journal of Undergraduate Mathematics, Guilford College, Dept. of Mathematics in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English


  • Topology.,
  • Set theory.

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Statementby R.B. Sher.
SeriesMonographs in undergraduate mathematics -- v.1
ContributionsGuilford College., Conference on Undergraduate Mathematics (1975 : Guilford College)
LC ClassificationsQA611 .S54
The Physical Object
Pagination40 p. :
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14810565M

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