# Math Help - Subspace Topology

1. ## Subspace Topology

Describe the subspace topology that the unit circle in R^2 inherits as a
subspace of R^2.

Thank you in advance

2. Originally Posted by math.dj
Describe the subspace topology that the unit circle in R^2 inherits as a
subspace of R^2.

Thank you in advance
The subspace topology is simply $W=\{S \cap U | U \in \tau\}$ where S is the unit circle in $\mathbb{Re}^2$, $\tau$ is the topology given on $\mathbb{Re}^2$.