Home Page of Ethan Devinatz


Padelford C-554
Dept. of Mathematics, Box 354350
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195

devinatz@math.washington.edu
(206)685-4777 - office phone number


Information on current classes:




Math 424A

General Information

Homework 1 and Solutions

Homework 2 and Solutions

Homework 3 and Solutions

Homework 4 and Solutions Please note: This assignment is now due Monday, October 27.

Please note: The midterm has been rescheduled for Friday, October 31.

Homework 5 and Solutions Please note: This assignment is now due Friday, November 7.

Homework 6 and Solutions

Homework 7 and Solutions

Homework 8 and Solutions


Math 544

General Information

Homework 1: Read Chapter 2 in the text and do Problems 2-1,2-3,2-10,2-12,2-13,2-15 at the end. This assignment is due Wednesday, October 1.

Homework 2: Read Chapter 3 in the text and do Problems 3-1,3-6,3-14,3-16,3-22,3-23 (prove what you need from 3-5). This assignment is due Friday, October 10.

Homework 3: Read Chapter 4 in the text and do Problems 4-1,4-13,4-23,4-24,4-26,4-27. This assignment is due Friday, October 17.

Homework 4: Do problems 5-3 (assume part a), 5-7, and 5-9 (replace "CW-complex" by "Euclidean simplicial complex", although the proof is no more difficult in the more general case.) This assignment is due Friday, October 24.

Homework 5: Read Chapter 7 in the text and do Problems 7-1,7-2,7-5,7-13,7-14,7-15. In 7-15, it's ok to draw pictures to indicate some of the spaces and homotopies involved, as long as they are clear. You may also use 5-4 without proof, but you should know how to prove it if you use it. This assignment is due Monday, November 3.

Homework 6: Read Chapter 8---and Chapter 11 up to page 283---and do Problems 8-1,8-2,8-5,8-6,8-7. You may use the result of Problem 8-4 without proof, but you should know how to prove it if you use it. This assignment is due Monday, November 10.

Homework 7: Read Chapter 10---you may skip the section on graphs---and Chapter 9 as needed. Do problems 10-2,10-6,10-9,10-15. This assignment is due Monday, November 17.

Homework 8: Read Chapter 11 and do Problems 11-4 (clear pictures are ok),11-11,11-12,11-14,11-21 (prove what you need from 11-20). This assignment is due Monday, November 24.

Homework 9: Read Chapter 12 up to page 322 and do Problems 12-1,12-2 (you need not prove that q is a covering map),12-6,12-14. This assignment is due Wednesday, December 3.


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