Division III; Quantative/Formal Reasoning;
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Differential Geometry is the study of curvature. In turn, curvature is the heart of geometry. The goal of this course is to start the study of curvature, concentrating on the curvature of curves and of surfaces, leading to the deep Gauss-Bonnet Theorem, which links curvature with topology.
The Class: Type: lecture
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based primarily on problem sets, midterms and a final exam
Prerequisites: MATH 250
Distributions: Division III; Quantative/Formal Reasoning;