Why the mathematician call identification topology "quotient topology"?from my viewpoint,identification topology bear an analogy with difference(minus),not quotient(divide)...BTW,Could anybody tell me the reason why the mathematicians who coined the term "ring","ideal","soul" called them like that,is there any anecdote about this terminology...tell me sth about them...Thx...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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