What is a Group?

  • Joan M. Holland
Part of the Introductory Monographs in Mathematics book series (INMOMA)


I remember as a child being highly amused by an anecdote about a traveller in Ireland: being completely lost he enquired of a passer-by how to find his way to Ballymoy. He received first a dismayed look and then the reply ‘Ah now, if you want to go to Ballymoy you shouldn’t start from here!’


Active Element Active Operation Residue Class Passive Element Historically Group 
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© Joan M. Holland 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joan M. Holland
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  1. 1.Bishop Otter CollegeChichesterUK

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