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3. Dual to the normal closure is XG the normal interior or core of X in G; this is defined to be the join of all the normal subgroups of G that are contained in X, with the convention that XG = 1 if there are no such subgroups. Again it is simple to prove that HG = ngeGg- 1 Hg for H a subgroup. EXERCISES 1. 3 G, then G\ H is finite if and only if G is finite or H = G. 2. Find all subgroups of S3. Using a Hasse diagram display the subgroup lattice. 3. Repeat Exercise 2 for A 4 , observing that A4 has no subgroup of order 6.

3. Let G be a transitive permutation group on a set X. If G is abelian, it is regular. Proof. Let x be any element of X . 2. But StG(x)

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