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Fundamental Group

  1. Nov 11, 2009 #1
    Can someone please explain this to me.

    Let X = fundamental group of a genus 2 surface
    Let Y = fundamental group of a genus 1 surface

    Can X embed Y?

    Ty
     
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  3. Nov 14, 2009 #2

    morphism

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    Well, have you computed what X and Y are?
     
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