## 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 4.1.4 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 4.1.2 Let $G$ be a permutation group on the set $A$ (i.e. $G \leq S_A$), let $\sigma…

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 1.7.4 Let $G$ be a group acting on a set $A$. Show that the following sets are…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 3.2 Exercise 3.2.15 Fix $i \in \{ 1, \ldots, n \} = A$, and let $S_n$ act on $A$…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 2.2 Exercise 2.2.12 Let $R$ be the set of all polynomials with integers coefficients in the independent variables $x_1,…

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 2.2 Exercise 2.2.8 Let $G = S_n$ and fix $i \in \{ 1, 2, \ldots, n \}$. Prove that…