I am having trouble with finding all of the elements of S_4 using cyclic notation. I know there are 24 elements because 4!=24, but how do I find the elements. Please help.
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Originally Posted by mandy123 I am having trouble with finding all of the elements of S_4 using cyclic notation. I know there are 24 elements because 4!=24, but how do I find the elements. Please help. Any element is a product of disjoint cycles. Now find all the different possibilities. Identity (1): 2-cycles (6): 3-cycles (8): 4-cycles (6): 2-cycles times 2-cycles (3):
Oh I get it now! Thank you so much!
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