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I Can there be a bounded space w/o a boundary w/o embedding?

  1. Jul 19, 2016 #1
    Can there be a bounded space without a boundary without embedding in a higher spatial dimension?

    This seems to be the kind of question I get stuck on when the big bang comes up.

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  3. Jul 19, 2016 #2

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    Define bounded space, define boundary, define embedding.
     
  4. Jul 19, 2016 #3
    I wouldn't say my definitions are correct but:
    bounded = of a finite size --
    boundary = having an edge or point different from the rest--
    embedding = curving a surface of x spatial dimensions using and area of x+1 spatial dimensions
     
  5. Jul 19, 2016 #4

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    Sorry, but this is much too vague to give a mathematical answer. Perhaps you should ask this in the GR forum.
     
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