Express the following permutations as the product of transpositions:

a) (1 2 3 5 7)(2 4 7 6)

b) (1 2)(1 3)(1 4)

e) (1 2 3)(3 5 7 9)(1 2 3)^-1

f) (1 2 3 4 5)^3.

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- Apr 24th 2009, 07:51 AMmpryalcycle
Express the following permutations as the product of transpositions:

a) (1 2 3 5 7)(2 4 7 6)

b) (1 2)(1 3)(1 4)

e) (1 2 3)(3 5 7 9)(1 2 3)^-1

f) (1 2 3 4 5)^3.

Please show steps. Thanks! - Apr 24th 2009, 08:37 AMThePerfectHacker
Same approach at has down here.

You just need to know that

Also that

And for just imagine .

Show you work.