Abstract Algebra (3rd Edition) by David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote

By David S. Dummit, Richard M. Foote

"Widely acclaimed algebra textual content. This booklet is designed to provide the reader perception into the facility and sweetness that accrues from a wealthy interaction among varied parts of arithmetic. The ebook rigorously develops the idea of other algebraic buildings, starting from easy definitions to a few in-depth effects, utilizing quite a few examples and routines to assist the reader's realizing. during this means, readers achieve an appreciation for the way mathematical constructions and their interaction bring about robust effects and insights in a few varied settings."

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30) Prove that the group of all positive numbers under multiplication is isomorphic to tho group of all real numbers under addition. 31) Let G denote a cyclic group of order 12 generated by an element A and lot H be a subgroup generated by the element A3. Find all the cosets of H in G and obtain the multiplication table for the factor group G/H. (I. 32) Consider the set of the following six functions: /1 (x)=x, II (x)=l-x, 13 (x)=x/(x-l). I, (x)=l/x, 15 (x)=l/

Vi) n=6. There are again two distinct (nonisomorphic) groups. We shall prove only a part of this statement to illustrate the argument involved. Let us denote the group by (E, A, B, C, D, F) . As before, we note that the orders of all the elements except E must be 2, 3 or 6. If the order of anyone elements is 6, it follow that we have a cyclic group of order 6, (A, A2, AS, A', AS, A6=E). Therefore, to find the second possible structure we exclude this case. Now we shall show that not all the elements A, B, C, D and F can be of order 2.

Any group of order 4 must be isomorphic to one of these two groups. (v) n=5. Only one distinct structure is possible in this case: the cyclic group of order 5, (A, At, A3, A', AS=E). (vi) n=6. There are again two distinct (nonisomorphic) groups. We shall prove only a part of this statement to illustrate the argument involved. Let us denote the group by (E, A, B, C, D, F) . As before, we note that the orders of all the elements except E must be 2, 3 or 6. If the order of anyone elements is 6, it follow that we have a cyclic group of order 6, (A, A2, AS, A', AS, A6=E).

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