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Prove that the augmentation ideal of a given group ring is nilpotent

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.4 Exercise 7.4.29 Solution: We begin with some lemmas. Lemma 1: Let $\pi : G \rightarrow H$ be a…

Compute in a group ring over dihedral group of order 8

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.2 Exercise 7.2.9 Let $\alpha = r + r^2 - 2s$ and $\beta = -3r^2 + rs$ be elements…