By Rudolph, G. and Schmidt, M.

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Since u ∈ V corresponds to the tangent vector Xv ∈ Tm M, represented by the curve t → γ (t) := v + tu, it is mapped by Φv as follows: u → Φv [γ ] = [Φ ◦ γ ] = d Φ(v + tu) = Φ (v) · u, dt 0 where Φ (v) denotes the ordinary derivative of mappings between open subsets of finite-dimensional real vector spaces. This shows that the notion of tangent mapping generalizes the notion of derivative of calculus in Rn . 5 Let M be a C k -manifold, let m ∈ M and let f ∈ C k (M). 3/1. Let Xm ∈ Tm M be represented by the curve γ .

For the same reason, all elements of M are critical points for Φ and hence all elements of Φ(M) are critical values of Φ. This yields the assertion. 1 Let M and N be C k -manifolds and let Φ ∈ C k (M, N ). Show that if M is connected and if Φm = 0 for all m ∈ M, Φ is constant. 11. 14. 16. 5 Let M, N and P be C k -manifolds and let Φ ∈ C k (M, N ) and Ψ ∈ C k (N, P ). Show the following. (a) If Φ is a submersion and Ψ is an immersion, then Ψ ◦ Φ : M → P has locally constant rank. ) (b) If, on the contrary, Φ is an immersion and Ψ is a submersion, then Ψ ◦ Φ need not have locally constant rank.

1) The assignment of f ◦ Φ to f defines a mapping Φ ∗ : C k (N ) → C k (M), Φ ∗ f := f ◦ Φ. 2) In this notation, we have Φm X m = X m ◦ Φ ∗ . 3 1. The mapping Φ ∗ is called the pull-back (of functions) by Φ. Later on, it will be generalized to differential forms. Φ ∗ is a homomorphism of algebras and satisfies id∗M = idC k (M) , (Ψ ◦ Φ)∗ = Φ ∗ ◦ Ψ ∗ for all Φ ∈ C k (M, N ) and Ψ ∈ C k (N, P ). 3) may be taken as the extension of the tangent mapping from Tm M to Dm M. 2. 2 we conclude that for local charts (U, κ) on M at m and (V , ρ) on N at Φ(m) one has Φm X m ρ,i φ(m) = ρ ◦ Φ ◦ κ −1 i κ,j κ(m) j Xm .