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    are the generators of

    are the generators of the group integers under addition, 1 and -1 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by universalsandbox View Post
    are the generators of the group integers under addition, 1 and -1 ?

    thanks.
    Yes. If a generates the group then na = 1 for some n. But then a=\pm 1.
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