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By (H7), a → (a → x) = a → x and hence we have alternatively the formula o(a) = {x ∈ L | a → x = x}, often useful in computations. 2. Closed sublocales. These are technically simpler to describe. Here the natural representation of the “complement of a” (we will see shortly that it is really the complement of o(a) in S (L)) is c(a) = ↑a, already a sublocale of L as it is. 3. Proposition. o(a) and c(a) are complements of each other in S (L). 34 Chapter III. Sublocales Proof. If y is in c(a) ∩ o(a) we have a ≤ a → x = y for some x ∈ L; hence by (H) a ≤ x and by (H2), y = a → x = 1.

Speciﬁcally, we have f−1 [c(a)] = f −1 [c(a)] = c(f ∗ (a)) and f−1 [o(a)] = o(f ∗ (a)). Proof. The adjunction formula f ∗ (a) ≤ x iﬀ a ≤ f (x) x ∈ c(f ∗ (a)) iﬀ x ∈ f −1 [↑a]. can be rewritten as Thus, f −1 [c(a)] = c(f ∗ (a)), a sublocale, and hence further equal to f−1 [c(a)]. 3 we have o(f ∗ (a)) ⊆ f −1 [o(a)]. Let S be a sublocale, S ⊆ f −1 [o(a)]. We will prove that S ⊆ o(f ∗ (a)). If s ∈ S than any x → s is in S, and f (x → s) is in o(a). 3 and (H3), f ∗ (a) → s = s, that is, s ∈ o(f ∗ (a)).

The frame Ω(X) associated with a space is the lattice of all open subsets of X. Thus, an element a ∈ L of a locale (frame) can be expected to have also something to do with a “generalized open subspace”. If U ⊆ X is an open subset, the frame representing it as a “generalized space” is Ω(U ) = {V open in U ≡ open in X | V ⊆ U }, that is, Ω(U ) = ↓U in Ω(X). Thus, one might expect a representation of open sublocales of L as the subsets ↓a ⊆ L, a ∈ L. Such a subset ↓a, however, is not a sublocale.