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Homework Help: Torus Puzzle?

  1. Apr 29, 2010 #1
    1. Explain how a two-holed Torus with it's holes linked can be distorted into an unlinked two holed torus



    2. One Linked Genus 2 Torus to be distorted into an Unlinked Two holed Torus



    3. It sems impossible to unlink it in #D. So I thought maybe lifting one link into the fourth dimension would do it but it's still linked -in reality So I know there must be some way to distort it but I'm not seeing it- it always appears to be linked-is this an impossible solution?
     
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