## A finite group of width two has a trivial center

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 3.2 Exercise 3.2.4 Let $G$ be a group. Prove that if $|G| = pq$ for some primes $p$ and…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 3.2 Exercise 3.2.4 Let $G$ be a group. Prove that if $|G| = pq$ for some primes $p$ and…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.2 Exercise 7.2.13 Let $\mathcal{K} = \{k_1, \ldots, k_m \}$ be a conjugacy class in the finite group $G$.…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.2 Exercise 7.2.12 Let $R$ be a ring with $1 \neq 0$, and let $G = \{g_1, \ldots, g_n…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.2 Exercise 7.2.7 Let $R$ be a commutative ring with 1. Prove that the center of the ring $M_n(R)$…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.1 Exercise 7.1.9 Let $R$ be a ring. For a fixed element $a \in R$, define $C_R(a) = \{r…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.1 Exercise 7.1.8 Describe $Z(\mathbb{H}), where \mathbb{H}$ denotes the Hamiltonian Quaternions. Prove that $\{a+bi \ |\ a,b \in \mathbb{R}…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.1 Exercise 7.1.7 The center of a ring $R$ is $$Z(R) = \{ z \in R \ |\ zr…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 3.1 Exercise 3.1.17 Let $G = D_{16}$ and let $H = \langle r^4 \rangle$. (1) Show that the order…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 2.2 Exercise 2.2.14 Let $F$ be a field and let $H(F)$ denote the Heisenberg group over $F$ as defined…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 2.2 Exercise 2.2.11 Let $G$ be a group. Prove that $Z(G) \leq N_G(A)$ for any subset $A \subseteq G$.…

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