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## Is sn a non-Abelian?

Since these elements belong to Sn for n ≥ 3, it follows that Sn is non- abelian (for n ≥ 3).

### How can I prove my S3 is non-Abelian?

S3 is not abelian, since, for instance, (12) · (13) = (13) · (12). On the other hand, Z6 is abelian (all cyclic groups are abelian.) Thus, S3 ∼ = Z6.

#### What is the order of Sn?

2 . the symmetric group on S will be denoted by Sn. The number of elements of Sn is found in the following theorem. Theorem 6.2 The order of Sn is n!, where 0!

What is an example of a non-abelian group?

One of the simplest examples of a non-abelian group is the dihedral group of order 6. It is the smallest finite non-abelian group. Both discrete groups and continuous groups may be non-abelian. Most of the interesting Lie groups are non-abelian, and these play an important role in gauge theory.

Is abelian a S5?

The symmetric group S5 is defined to be the group of all permutations on a set of five elements, ie, the symmetric group of degree five. In particular, it is a symmetric group of prime degree and it is denoted by S5. A group generated by a single element is called cyclic and we know that cyclic groups are abelian.

## Is A3 abelian?

a) The group of even permutations A3 has three elements, hence it is abelian. The quotient S3/A3 has two elements and therefore it is also abelian. Thus S3 is metabelian.