GAP:MaximalSubgroups

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This article is about a GAP function.



Definition

Function type

MaximalSubgroups is a GAP function that takes as input one argument representing a group and outputs a list of groups.

Behavior

The command takes as input a group and outputs the list of all its maximal subgroups. It works only for finite groups.

  • If the argument is a finite group, the function returns a list of the maximal subgroups.
  • If the argument is an infinite group or is not a group at all, the function returns a NoMethodFound error.

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