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Topic: Showing group is Abelian
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Michael Stemper

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Re: Showing group is Abelian
Posted: Dec 3, 2012 8:18 AM
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In article <3c1a9ebd-c09f-4051-b403-ab00c9db0a84@googlegroups.com>, Arturo Magidin <magidin@member.ams.org> writes:
>On Friday, November 30, 2012 8:18:46 AM UTC-6, Michael Stemper wrote:

>> I'm currently on a problem in Pinter's _A Book of Abstract Algebra_, in
>> which the student is supposed to prove that the (sub)group generated by
>> two elements a and b, such that ab=ba, is Abelian.
>>
>> I have an outline of such a proof in my head:


>That's pretty much it.

Okay, thanks. With your help (and Brian's), I wrote it up over the weekend.

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Michael F. Stemper
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