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Topic: Was solving the Poincare's conjecture a big deal?
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victor_meldrew_666@yahoo.co.uk

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Re: Was solving the Poincare's conjecture a big deal?
Posted: Sep 6, 2006 2:59 AM
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Brablo wrote:
> >From what I understand,

You don't.

> the conjecture states that it's possible to
> convert a donut into a sphere. duh?!


It states that each simply connected 3-manifold
is homeomorphic to the 3-sphere.

http://www.claymath.org/millennium/Poincare_Conjecture/poincare.pdf

Victor Meldrew




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