By Paul Alexandroff, Mathematics, Hazel Perfect, G.M. Petersen
Beginning with introductory examples of the gang inspiration, the textual content advances to issues of teams of variations, isomorphism, cyclic subgroups, basic teams of pursuits, invariant subgroups, and partitioning of teams. An appendix presents trouble-free ideas from set concept. A wealth of easy examples, basically geometrical, illustrate the first suggestions. workouts on the finish of every bankruptcy supply extra reinforcement.
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Now let us still consider n = k and let us assume that our formula is proved for m = q — 1; we prove it for m = q. Since the formula (1) is obviously true for m = n, we can assume that q < k. Since the truth of the theorem for is assumed, we have The associative law, applied to the three elements (a1 + … +aq-1), aq, (aq+1 + … + ak) gives But the expression in square brackets on the right-hand side is by definition equal to Therefore we have But since the formula (1) is assumed to hold for n = k and m = q — 1, the right-hand side of this last equation is equal to a1 + … + ak Therefore which is what we set out to prove.
The zero rotation is evidently inverse to itself: —a0 = a0, since a0 + a0 = a0; further —a1 = a2 and —a2 = a1 (since a1 + a2 = a0). Therefore addition of those rotations of an equilateral triangle, bringing the triangle into coincidence with itself, satisfies all the axioms of addition listed above. We write out the law of addition of the rotations once more, this time in the convenient form of a table—an addition table: In this table we find the sum of two elements at the point of intersection of the row corresponding to the first element with the column corresponding to the second element.
We have therefore so far become acquainted with the following groups: 1. The group of whole numbers. 2. The group of rotations of an equilateral triangle (this group is also called a cyclic group of order 3). 3. Klein’s four-group. 4. The group of rotations of a square (cyclic group of order 4). At the end of § 1 the rotation group of a regular n-gon was mentioned (cyclic group of order n). All these groups are commutative, and they are all finite with the exception of the group of whole numbers which is evidently infinite.
An Introduction to the Theory of Groups by Paul Alexandroff, Mathematics, Hazel Perfect, G.M. Petersen