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    If G is a simple group, then is the group algebra KG simple??(K is a field)

    If G is a simple group, then is the group algebra KG simple??(K is a field)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neha View Post
    If G is a simple group, then is the group algebra KG simple??(K is a field)
    The group algebra can never be simple because it always contains a nontrivial ideal, the augmentation ideal.
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    sorry...how could i forget that...phewww....

    thnx....
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