The ancestor of this concept is the coordinate plane of analytic geometry, that is, a plane equipped with the usual rectangular ... be deceived into thinking that the real line is a simple thing, for its structure is exceedingly intricate. Our present view of it, however, is as naive and uncomplicated as the picture of it given in Fig. 9.
|Title||:||Introduction to topology and modern analysis|
|Author||:||George Finlay Simmons|