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EA G). where G). : G). --+ CrAeA G).. eAH). eA H ).. 7 we shall usually identify x in G). , so that G). = G). and internal and external direct products coincide. The following characterization of the direct product is sometimes useful. 8. IA. E A} be a family of normal subgroups of a group G. 's. Proof. 's. l ... k where 1 #- x). , the A. i are distinct and k ~ 0: moreover, the order of the x).. is immat~rial. 'If x = Ylll .. Yll. is another such expression for x and }ll ;,. A. i for all i, then Y"l E G"l n

11 (ii). Permutable Subgroups and Normal Subgroups Two subgroups Hand K of a group G are said to permute if HK = KH. This is in fact precisely the condition for HK to be a subgroup. 3. 13. If Hand K are subgroups of a group, then HK is a subgroup only if Hand K permute. In this event HK = (H, K) = KH. if and Proof. Suppose that HK ~ G; then H ~ HK and K ~ HK, so KH £; HK. Taking inverses of each side we get HK £; KH, whence HK = KH. Moreover (H, K) ~ HK since HK ~ G, while HK £; (H, K) is always true; thus (H, K) = HK.

4 1. If G is an n-generator group and H is finite, prove that IHom(G, H)I :S IHI". 2. Prove that a finitely generated group has only a finite number of subgroups of given finite index. *3. If H

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