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4. Cutting-gluing surgery We proceed to the study of surfaces in three-dimensional manifolds. For simplicity, we restrict our consideration to the case where both the manifold and the surfaces are orientable and note at once that an orientation of the surface in an orientable manifold is given by the choice of a normal direction. If a three-dimensional manifold has a boundary, we always assume that a given surface F c M3 is proper, that is, F (") dM 3 = dF (experience of work with surfaces shows that the consideration of improper surfaces is in most cases useless).

F,. of one closed oriented surface onto another are homotopic, they are isotopic. Proof. It is sufficient to prove that any self-homeomorphism h:F ~ F of a surface which is homotopic to the identity is isotopic to the identity. In the surface F, we consider two families of curves: M = {~,1nz, ... , ... ,1,}, where g is the genus of the surface F, see Fig. 50. We shall first of all put the first family in place. If among the parts into which the curves M and L divide the surface F there are biangles, we shall remove them by an isotopy of the homeomorphism h.

If a k -dimensional and an m -dimensional simplexes in RIO are in general position, the dimension of the intersection of their support planes is equal to k + m - n. The dimension of the intersection of a k -dimensional and an m -dimensional simplicial complex which are in general position in RIO does not, therefore, exceed k + m - n. In particular, for k + m < n they do not intersect. General position has other pleasant properties. For example, two curves in general position on a plane or a curve and a' plane in general position in a space intersect in a finite set of points.

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