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Consider a surface S = F −1 (0), and a regular point P ∈ S. At such a point it is possible to deﬁne the tangent space TP S to the surface S at the point P . e. such that F (x1 (t), x2 (t), x3 (t)) = 0 for all t, passing through the point P for some time t0 , ˙ 0 ) = w. 27) we can consider u, ˙ v˙ as real parameters, in the sense that, given two numbers α, β, it is always possible to ﬁnd two functions u(t), v(t) such that u(t0 ) = u0 , v(t0 ) = v0 , u(t ˙ 0 ) = α, v(t ˙ 0 ) = β. Hence we can identify Tp S with the vector space, of dimension 2, generated by the vectors xu , xv (Fig.

Then g is a local diﬀeomorphism. Given a diﬀerentiable manifold M of dimension , the set of its tangent spaces Tp M when p varies inside M has a natural structure as a diﬀerentiable manifold. (α) (α) Indeed, if {(Uα , xα )}α∈A is an atlas for M and we indicate by (u1 , . . , u ) the (α) (α) local coordinates of Uα , at every point of Uα the vectors ei = ∂/∂ui when i = 1, . . , are a basis for the tangent space of M , and every tangent vector v ∈ Tp M can be written as (α) v= i=1 vi ∂ . 59) with the diﬀerentiable structure {(Uα × R , yα )}α∈A , where yα (u(α) , v(α) ) = (xα (u(α) ), v(α) ), with u(α) ∈ Uα being the vector of local coordinates in Ua and v(α) is a vector in the tangent space at a point xα (u(α) ).

The quotient M = M /G is a diﬀerentiable manifold and the projection π : M → M is a local diﬀeomorphism. Proof A local parametrisation of M /G is obtained by considering the restrictions of the local parametrisations x : U → M to open neighbourhoods U ⊂ Rl of x−1 (p), where p ∈ x(U ), such that x(U ) ∩ ϕg (x(U )) = ∅ for every g ∈ G, g= / e. We can then deﬁne the atlas of M /G through the charts (U, x), where x = π ◦ x : U → M /G (notice that, by the choice of U , π|x(U ) is injective). We leave it as a problem for the reader to verify that these charts deﬁne an atlas.