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    boundary

    W is the region outside of a sphere with r=5
    what is the boundary ?
    sorry this might be a silly question. i'm just debating between nothing or the sphere
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    It would be useful to remember that (at least in \mathbb{R}^n) \partial \Omega = \overline{ \Omega } \cap \overline{ \mathbb{R} ^n \setminus \Omega } ie. the boundary of a set is the same as that of it's complement.
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    i'm sorry what do you mean it's compliment?
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    Quote Originally Posted by calc626 View Post
    i'm sorry what do you mean it's compliment?
    If the set is \Omega it's complemet is \mathbb{R} ^n \setminus \Omega
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    so the boundary is the sphere?
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    Yes
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