(
iv) v
)
)
u Ui n dom v = u v (Ui n dom v).
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Definition. An ndimensional topological manifold is a pair (X,A)
0
consisting of a point set X and a C compatible atlas A on it, such that the

2
twodimensional sphere S .
iii) The configuration space of a planar double pendulum is the direct
2
1
1
product of two circles, i.e. the torus T = S x S .
iv) The configuration space of a spherical
Further Exercises
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Exercise 81. The configuration space of the pentagon (closed chain of five
rods in the plane) with one edge fixed is a compact surface (sometimes with
singularities). What kind of
Proof. Since
1
1
n
i d f(tx)dt = i S x d f (tx) dt =
f(x)  f(0) =
j
j i=1 id xi
dt
0
0


n

1
i d f (tx) dt,
=Sx
ij d x
i=1
i
0

1
i d f (tx) dt.
we may take g (x) =
i
j d xi
0

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Now we are
Lemma 2. If two functions f,g e M coincide on a neighborhood U of p e M

and D is a derivation at p then D(f) = D(g).
Proof.

Sublemma. If x e R
n
and B(x,e) is a fixed open ball about it, then ther