If you have a topological space that is compact, is it a cover itself?

If so, how to prove this?

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- June 1st 2011, 09:01 AMBorkborkmathCompact sets and covers
If you have a topological space that is compact, is it a cover itself?

If so, how to prove this? - June 1st 2011, 09:03 AMgirdav
What do you mean by "it is a cover itself" ?

- June 1st 2011, 09:13 AMPlato
- June 1st 2011, 01:12 PMBorkborkmath
Yeah, sorry for the poor wording.

I was wondering if (X,tau) was a topological space if X was a cover of (X,tau). Or as plato said. - June 1st 2011, 01:21 PMPlato
- June 2nd 2011, 10:14 AMBorkborkmath
Just wanted to make sure, thank you :]