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10]. A very surprising fact, which can be deduced from Cauchy’s theorem, is that if f is holomorphic then it can be differentiated twice. ) It follows that f is holomorphic, so it too can be differentiated twice. Continuing, one finds that f can I. Introduction be differentiated any number of times. Thus, for complex functions differentiability implies infinite differentiability. ) A closely related fact is that wherever a holomorphic function is defined it can be expanded in a power series. That is, if f is defined and differentiable everywhere on an open disk of radius R about w, then it will be given by a formula of the form ∞ an (z − w)n f (z) = n=0 valid everywhere in that disk.

Topology can be thought of as the geometry that arises when we use a particularly generous notion of equivalence, saying that two shapes are equivalent, or homeomorphic, to use the technical term, if each can be “continuously deformed” into the other. For example, a sphere and a cube are equivalent in this sense, as figure 1 illustrates. Because there are very many continuous deformations, it is quite hard to prove that two shapes are not equivalent in this sense. For example, it may seem obvious that a sphere (this means the surface of a ball rather than the solid ball) cannot be continuously deformed into a torus (the shape of the surface of a doughnut of the kind that has a hole in it), since they are fundamentally different shapes—one has a “hole” and the other does not.

Suppose that you have a lump of impure rock and wish to calculate its mass from its density. Suppose also that this density is not constant but varies rather irregularly through the rock. Perhaps there are even holes inside, so that the density is zero in places. What should you do? Riemann’s approach would be this. First, you enclose the rock in a cuboid. For each point (x, y, z) in this cuboid there is then an associated density d(x, y, z) (which will be zero if (x, y, z) lies outside the rock or inside a hole).

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