rubber-sheet geometrybecause a figure can be changed to that of an equivalent figure by bending, stretching, twisting, and the like, but not by tearing or cutting.
Sections in this article:
- Branches of Topology
- Continuous Transformations and Equivalent Figures
- Topological Properties
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