# Thread: find the elements

1. ## find the elements

In S_n find the elements alpha and beta such that |alpha|=2, |beta|=2, and |alpha*beta|=3

2. Originally Posted by mandy123
In S_n find the elements alpha and beta such that |alpha|=2, |beta|=2, and |alpha*beta|=3
it's really hard not being able to find such examples: $\alpha=(1 \ 2), \ \beta=(2 \ 3).$