Algebraic topology - Errata by Allen Hatcher
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5, the conclusion follows. 3. This follows by a similar argument. The hypothesis on the manifold guarantees that every map into a sphere of the same dimension is null-homotopic. § 4. Which homotopy spheres bound parallelizable manifolds? Deﬁne a subgroup bPn+1 ⊂ Θn as follows. A homotopy n-sphere M represents an element of bPn+1 if and only if M is a boundary of a parallelizable manifold. We will see that this condition depends only on the August 26, 2009 16:21 18 9in x 6in b789-ch02 M. Kervaire and J.
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Thus j(α) can be chosen so that −l < l − lj(α) ≤ l. This choice of j(α) will guarantee an improvement except in the special case where l happens to be divisible by l. Our progress so far can be summarized as follows. 3. Let M be a framed (k − 1)-connected manifold of dimension 2k + 1 with odd k, k > 1, such that Hk M is ﬁnite. Let χ(ϕ, F ) be a framed modiﬁcation of M which replaces the element λ ∈ Hk M of order l > 1 by an element λ ∈ Hk M of order ±l . If l ≡ 0 mod l, then it is possible to choose (α) ∈ πk (SOk+1 ) so that the modiﬁcation χ(ϕ) can still be framed, and so that the group Hk Mα is deﬁnitely smaller than Hk M .