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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 13 (1990), Issue 3, Pages 607-610
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Quasi-bounded sets

Department of Mathematics, Washington State University, Pullman 99164-2930, Washington, USA

Received 5 May 1989; Revised 3 April 1990

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It is proved in [1] & [2] that a set bounded in an inductive limitE=indlimEn of Fréchet spaces is also bounded in some En iff E is fast complete. In the case of arbitrary locally convex spaces En every bounded set in a fast complete indlimEn is quasi-bounded in some En, though it may not be bounded or even contained in any En. Every bounded set is quasi-bounded. In a Fréchet space every quasi-bounded set is also bounded.