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==Arithmetic functions==
 
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| [[order of a group|order]] || [[arithmetic function value::order of a group;20|20]] ||
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| {{arithmetic function value order|20}} || As dicyclic group of degree <math>m = 5</math>: <math>4m = 4(5) = 20</math>
 
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| [[exponent of a group|exponent]] || [[arithmetic function value::exponent of a group;10|10]] ||
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| {{arithmetic function value given order|exponent of a group|10|20}}  || As dicyclic group of degree <math>m = 5</math>: <math>2m = 2(5) = 10</math>.
 
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| [[Frattini length]] || [[arithmetic function value::Frattini length;2|2]] ||
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| {{arithmetic function value given order|Frattini length|2|20}} || The [[Frattini subgroup]] is isomorphic to [[cyclic group:Z2]] -- specifically, it is the center.
 
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| [[derived length]] || [[arithmetic function value::derived length;2|2]] ||
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| {{arithmetic function value given order|derived length|2|20}} || The group is in fact a [[metacyclic group]], hence metabelian, but it is not abelian.
 
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| [[nilpotency class]] || -- || Not a nilpotent group.
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| [[nilpotency class]] || -- || -- || Not a nilpotent group.
 
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| [[subgroup rank of a group|subgroup rank]] || [[arithmetic function value::subgroup rank of a group;2|2]] ||
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Revision as of 01:43, 16 January 2013

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Definition

This group is defined as the dicyclic group of order 20, and hence degree 5. In other words, it has the presentation:

\langle a,b,c \mid a^5 = b^2 = c^2 = abc \rangle

Alternatively, it has the presentation:

\langle a,b,c \mid a^{10} = b^4 = e, a^5 = b^2, bab^{-1} = a^{-1} \rangle.

Arithmetic functions

Function Value Similar groups Explanation
order (number of elements, equivalently, cardinality or size of underlying set) 20 groups with same order As dicyclic group of degree m = 5: 4m = 4(5) = 20
exponent of a group 10 groups with same order and exponent of a group | groups with same exponent of a group As dicyclic group of degree m = 5: 2m = 2(5) = 10.
Frattini length 2 groups with same order and Frattini length | groups with same Frattini length The Frattini subgroup is isomorphic to cyclic group:Z2 -- specifically, it is the center.
derived length 2 groups with same order and derived length | groups with same derived length The group is in fact a metacyclic group, hence metabelian, but it is not abelian.
nilpotency class -- -- Not a nilpotent group.
minimum size of generating set 2 groups with same order and minimum size of generating set | groups with same minimum size of generating set
subgroup rank of a group 2 groups with same order and subgroup rank of a group | groups with same subgroup rank of a group

Group properties

Property Satisfied Explanation
cyclic group No
abelian group No
nilpotent group No
metacyclic group Yes
supersolvable group Yes
solvable group Yes
ambivalent group No

GAP implementation

Group ID

This finite group has order 20 and has ID 1 among the groups of order 20 in GAP's SmallGroup library. For context, there are 5 groups of order 20. It can thus be defined using GAP's SmallGroup function as:

SmallGroup(20,1)

For instance, we can use the following assignment in GAP to create the group and name it G:

gap> G := SmallGroup(20,1);

Conversely, to check whether a given group G is in fact the group we want, we can use GAP's IdGroup function:

IdGroup(G) = [20,1]

or just do:

IdGroup(G)

to have GAP output the group ID, that we can then compare to what we want.