Sylow Theory

  • Steven Roman


In 1872, the Norwegian mathematician Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow [32] published a set of theorems which are now known as the Sylow theorems. These important theorems describe the nature of maximalp-subgroups of a finite group, which are now called Sylow p-subgroups. (For convenience, we will collect the Sylow theorems into a single theorem.)


Normal Subgroup Finite Group Conjugacy Class Simple Group Maximal Subgroup 
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© Steven Roman 2012

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  • Steven Roman
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  1. 1.IrvineUSA

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