Question about matrix groups and conjugate subgroups?
This question concerns the group of matrices
L = { (a 0)
(c d) : a,c,d ∈ R, ad =/ 0}
under matrix multiplication, and its subgroups
H = { (p 0, (p - q) q) : p,q ∈ R, pq =/ 0} and K = { (1 0, r 1) : r ∈ R}
Show that one of H and K is a normal subgroup of L and that the other is not.
Any pointers would be fantastic!! Struggling and is from a previous assignment but just can't seem to figure this out?!
I understand that klk^-1 gives a lower triangular matric similar to L. Which would be this is a subgroup of L
But when i multiply together lhl-1 is seem to also get a lower traingular matrix?
Any pointer to where i am going wrong?