## Basic properties of blocks of a group action

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.7 Let $G \leq S_A$ act transitively on the set $A$. A block is a nonempty subset…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.7 Let $G \leq S_A$ act transitively on the set $A$. A block is a nonempty subset…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.8 A transitive permutation group $G \leq S_A$ acting on $A$ is called doubly transitive if for…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.9 Suppose $G \leq S_A$ acts transitively on $A$ and let $H \leq G$ be normal. Let…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.4 Let $S_3$ act on the set $A = \{ (i,j) \ |\ 1 \leq i,j \leq…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.3 Suppose $G \leq S_A$ is an abelian and transitive subgroup. Show that $\sigma(a) \neq a$ for…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 4.1 Exercise 4.1.1 Let $G$ be a group and $A$ a nonempty set. Let $G$ act on $A$. Prove…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.7 Exercise 1.7.18 Let $H$ be a group acting on a set $A$. Prove that the relation on $A$…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.7 Exercise 1.7.17 Let $G$ be a group and let $G$ act on itself by left conjugation; i.e., $g…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.7 Exercise 1.7.16 Let $G$ be a group. Show that the mapping defined by $g \cdot a = gag^{-1}$…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 1.7 Exercise 1.7.15 Let $G$ be any group. Show that the mapping defined by $g \cdot a = ag^{-1}$…