Fundamental Group of lens space

  1. Hi

    i want to see why the fundamental group of lens space L(p,q) is Z_p. Can you help me?
     
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  3. lavinia

    lavinia 2,028
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    I think that lens spaces are covered by the 3 sphere by the action of the cyclic group, Z/pZ
     
  4. So;

    i have to ask again why that lens spaces are covered by the 3 sphere by the action of the cyclic group Z/pZ
     
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