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Therefore rr - S is not connected. 2), S must be the boundary of each component of A - S. Thus each component of rr - S must meet C - (a + b) and hence must contain either C1 or C2. Therefore there are just two such components. 3) JORDAN CURVE THEOREM. Every simple closed curve J divides the plane rr into just two regions and is the boundary of each of these regions. Proof. There exists a straight line segment ab meeting J in exactly the two points a and b. Let axlb and axzb be the two arcs of J from a to b, and denote by Sl and S2, respectively, the semi-polygons ab + ax1b and ab + axtb.

31) Every elementary region i8 uniformly locally connected. DEFINITION. If A and B are closed 2-cells, or bounded elementary regions, then simple subdivisions S. and Sb of A and B respectively are said to be isomorphic or Similar provided there exists a similarity correspondence between them. By a similarity correspondence is meant a 1-1 relationship between S. and Sb, say h(SQ) = h(Sb), which maps the graph G. consisting of the union of the boundaries of the 2-cells of S. topologically onto the graph Gb made up of the union of the 2-cells of Sb and, in addition, establishes a 1-1 relation between the 2-cells of S.

Then the sequence (x*) is a fundamental sequence. For given e > 0, an N exists so that for in, n > N, p(xm, xA) = lim p(xk, x7) < e/3. k-. co Thus if N is chosen also so that 1/N < E/3, then for m, n > N we have p(xk, xk) < E/3 for a definite k sufficiently large. Whence p( m, S p(xm, xk) + p(xk , xk) + p(xk, 4) < E/3 + e/3 + e/3 = E. Accordingly p = (xn) is a point of X. ,,, p(xn, xn) < e, we have xk --, p so that X is complete. 2) THEOREM. Any metric space X can be isometrically imbedded in a complete space % (called the complete enclosure of X) in which X is dense.