Fitting-free group

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Symbol-free definition

A group is said to be Fitting-free if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

Equivalence of definitions

The key idea is to use the fact that any nontrivial solvable group has a nontrivial Abelian characteristic subgroup. Further information: Equivalence of definitions of Fitting-free group

Relation with other properties

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