**Math 5510
ā Introduction to Topology****Fall****
2015**

** Final - Part 1 to be handed in at the start of final.**

** Solutions to the Midterm.**

**Instructor: **Ken
Bromberg**Office: **JWB 303**Email:
**bromberg@math.utah.edu**Office hours: **MWF 9:30-10:30 or
by appointment (Click on the link for my schedule.)

**Prerequisites: **āCā
or better in Math 3220 or consent of the instructor

**Meeting place and time: **MWF
10:45-11:35, LCB 225

**Text: ***Topology*,
by James Munkres

**Course description:
**This
course is an introduction to topology. In the first semester we will
concentrate on point set topology with a particular focus on metric
topology. The course will be rigorous and proof based. It is
essential for anyone planning to study pure math in graduate school.

**Homework: **Homework
will be bi-weekly and will generally be due on Wednesdays. Doing
homework is essential to learning the material. I will grade a some,
but not all, of the problems.

Due Date |
Assignment |

09/08/15 |
13: 1, 4, 8(a) 16: 1, 3, 6 17: 2, 13, 14 |

09/22/15 |
18: 3, 7(a) 19: 2, 7, 8, 10 20: 3, 4, 8 Solutions |

10/08/15 |
21: 7, 8 22: 1, 3, 4 23: 9, 11, 12 24: 3, 8, 10 Solutions |

10/29/15 |
28: 1, 6 29: 8 33: 4, 5 35: 3 Solutions |

11/11/15 |
43: 1, 5, 9 45: 7 Solution to 45.7 and some notes |

11/30/15 |
Do the problems on the first 7 pages of the notes. |

Please put your soltuions in my my mailbox by the end of the day on 12/11/15 |
Do the remaining problems in the notes. |

**Midterm: **There
will be one midterm on October 23^{rd}.
I may also periodically give quizzes to assess how learn students are
learning the material but this won't count towards your grade.

**Final: **The
final is on December 15^{th}
from 10:30 AM ā 12:30 PM. The exam will be cumulative but it will
be weighted towards material that is not covered on the midterm.

**Grades: **Your
final grade will be weighted as follows: 30% homework, 30% midterm,
40% final.

**Students with disabilities **may
contact the instructor at the beginning of the semester to discuss
special accommodations for the course.** **