Power subgroup

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A subgroup H of a group G is termed a power subgroup if there exists an integer n such that:

H = \{ g^n \mid g \in G \}

For a group of prime power order, the k^{th} agemo subgroup are power subgroups if a product of (p^k)^{th} powers is also a (p^k)^{th} power.

Relation with other properties

Weaker properties

property quick description proof of implication proof of strictness (reverse implication failure) intermediate notions
Verbal subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
1-endomorphism-invariant subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
Fully invariant subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
1-automorphism-invariant subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
Quasiautomorphism-invariant subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
Characteristic subgroup |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
Normal subgroup Potentially power subgroup|FULL LIST, MORE INFO



This subgroup property is trim -- it is both trivially true (true for the trivial subgroup) and identity-true (true for a group as a subgroup of itself).
View other trim subgroup properties | View other trivially true subgroup properties | View other identity-true subgroup properties


This subgroup property is transitive: a subgroup with this property in a subgroup with this property, also has this property in the whole group.
ABOUT THIS PROPERTY: View variations of this property that are transitive | View variations of this property that are not transitive
ABOUT TRANSITIVITY: View a complete list of transitive subgroup properties|View a complete list of facts related to transitivity of subgroup properties |Read a survey article on proving transitivity