hello, i'm looking for example for a closed group in R^2, but its projection on R is not closed. any ideas?

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- March 27th 2013, 04:47 PMbhaquestion about topology in R^2
hello, i'm looking for example for a closed group in R^2, but its projection on R is not closed. any ideas?

- March 27th 2013, 10:33 PMhollywoodRe: question about topology in R^2
How about the graph G of the equation . It's complement is an open set in : if you choose a point P not on the curve, it is a distance from the curve, so the ball of radius centered at P is contained in . So G is closed.

But its projection onto the x-axis is the interval , which is an open interval.

Is that what you were looking for?

- Hollywood