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Topic: abelian square
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Peter Percival

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Re: abelian square
Posted: Sep 8, 2013 10:00 AM
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Peter Percival wrote:

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> So, in such an abelian group, abcd.cdba = abcd.abcd, a square. Here .
> denotes concatenation, and the identity is demonstrated by applying
> association and commutativity repeatedly.


For the sake of consistency, I should have written "associativity and
commutativity". I hope I can be forgiven.

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