Find an example of a short exact sequence of Z-modules that does not split.

Any hints?

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- January 15th 2013, 10:27 AMI-ThinkZ modules and exact sequences
Find an example of a short exact sequence of Z-modules that does not split.

Any hints? - January 16th 2013, 07:40 AMCuruRe: Z modules and exact sequences
. It is clearly a short exact sequence of abelian group and , since is torsion while is torsion-free.

- January 16th 2013, 08:43 AMjohngRe: Z modules and exact sequences
The above answer was posted as I was writing the following different example, but I'll post it anyway.

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