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This group is defined by the following presentation:

G := \langle a,b,c \mid a^9 = b^3 = c^3 = e, ab = ba, bc = cb, cac^{-1} = ab \rangle

Arithmetic functions

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Function Value Explanation
order 81
exponent 9
Frattini length 2
Fitting length 1
derived length 2
nilpotency class 2
minimum size of generating set 2
rank as p-group 3
normal rank as p-group 3
characteristic rank as p-group 3
number of conjugacy classes 33
number of subgroups 41
number of conjugacy classes of subgroups 23

Group properties

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Property Satisfied Explanation
group of prime power order Yes
abelian group No
nilpotent group Yes prime power order implies nilpotent
group of nilpotency class two Yes
metabelian group Yes
T-group No
ambivalent group No odd-order and ambivalent implies trivial


This group is part of the family SmallGroup(p^4,3).

GAP implementation

Group ID

This finite group has order 81 and has ID 3 among the groups of order 81 in GAP's SmallGroup library. For context, there are 15 groups of order 81. It can thus be defined using GAP's SmallGroup function as:


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

gap> G := SmallGroup(81,3);

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

IdGroup(G) = [81,3]

or just do:


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

Other descriptions

gap> F := FreeGroup(3);
<free group on the generators [ f1, f2, f3 ]>
gap> G := F/[F.1^9,F.2^3,F.3^3,F.1*F.2*F.1^(-1)*F.2^(-1),F.2*F.3*F.2^(-1)*F.3^(-1),F.3*F.1*F.3^(-1)*F.1^(-1)*F.2^(-1)];
<fp group on the generators [ f1, f2, f3 ]>