Show that Sn={(1,2),(1,2,......,n)}
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Originally Posted by mathemanyak Show that Sn={(1,2),(1,2,......,n)} If then takes j to j+k (mod n) (for j=1,2,...,n). It follows that . But it is well known (see here, for example) that transpositions of adjacent elements generate the whole of S_n.
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