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Inverse Loops

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What is the winding number (i.e. the corresponding element of the fundamental group $\mathbb Z$) with respect to the origin of the inverse loop to a positively oriented circle, i.e. a negatively oriented circle?

A

$-2$

B

$-1$

C

$0$

D

$1$

E

$2$