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    A subset A of a metric space X is called uniformly discrete if there
    epsilon> 0 with the property that the distance between two distinct points of A is always
    greater or equal to epsilon:
    ∀ a, b ∈ A, (a!= b) ⇒ (dX (a, b) ≥ epsilon).
    Show that any subset of a uniformly discrete metric space X is
    closed in X.
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    Quote Originally Posted by donsmith View Post
    A subset A of a metric space X is called uniformly discrete if there
    epsilon> 0 with the property that the distance between two distinct points of A is always
    greater or equal to epsilon:
    ∀ a, b ∈ A, (a!= b) ⇒ (dX (a, b) ≥ epsilon).
    Show that any subset of a uniformly discrete metric space X is
    closed in X.
    Always begin a thread for a new question.

    Say tha \varepsilon is fixed by the problem.
    If x were a limit of some set Y then the ball  B\left( {x;\frac{\varepsilon }{2}} \right) must contain a point of Y distinct from x.
    But that is impossible.
    So Y is closed by default.
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