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in a nutshell, what is the difference between those two fields?

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in a nutshell, what is the difference between those two fields?

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These two definition are overly restricitve but capture the basic idea of the difference.

Classical subjects in Differential topology are

- What are the cobordism classes of smooth manifolds?

- what are the topological invariants of smooth manifolds?

- when does a combinatorial manifolds admit a smooth structure?

- What are the smooth structures on a manifold?

Differential geometry covers a vast array of subjects

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