Find the parity of each permutation: b) (1 2 3 4 5 6)(7 8 9) c) (1 2 3 4 5 6)(1 2 3 4 5 7) d) (1 2)(1 2 3)(4 5)(5 6 8)(1 7 9) Please show steps. Thanks!
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Originally Posted by mpryal Find the parity of each permutation: b) (1 2 3 4 5 6)(7 8 9) c) (1 2 3 4 5 6)(1 2 3 4 5 7) d) (1 2)(1 2 3)(4 5)(5 6 8)(1 7 9) I do the first one you do the other ones. Notice, and . Thus, . Notice there are transpositions, so it is an odd permutation.
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