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I'm sure this is true. I'm not sure this is the only such subgroup, and I'm not sure this is the subgroup they're thinking of. What do you think?

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- May 25th 2010, 01:35 PMdavismjThe Center of a Group as the centralizer of a subgroup.
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I'm sure this is true. I'm not sure this is the only such subgroup, and I'm not sure this is the subgroup they're thinking of. What do you think?

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- May 25th 2010, 07:13 PMtonio
- May 25th 2010, 08:38 PMdavismj
Sorry, I meant for all g in G. That is, for any n that is not in any N(g). I think thats true, since if n is in N(g), ng = gn for some g in G, so the result is trivial.

Your answer is obvious. It's certainly true, but I hardly see why they'd want do highlight this particular point. But it is the most logical choice. - May 26th 2010, 04:47 AMtonio
- May 26th 2010, 08:05 AMdavismj