abstract algebra

• October 14th 2007, 10:29 PM
jenjen
abstract algebra

Show that if σ is a cycle of odd length, than σ² is a cycle.
• October 15th 2007, 04:44 PM
ThePerfectHacker
Quote:

Originally Posted by jenjen
$(a_1,...,a_n)^2 = (a_3,...,a_n,a_1,a_2)$
Where $n>1$ is odd.