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The earring group is not free (Part II)

This post is Part II in an explanation of why the fundamental group of the earring space is not a free group. I’ll be referencing the notation and results that we worked through in Part I. Recall that the earring group  is … Continue reading

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The earring group is not free (Part I)

The main goal of this two-part post will be to study the homomorphisms out of the earring group. Click here to get to Part II. In particular, we’ll end up concluding that the set of homomorphisms to the additive group … Continue reading

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