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7 we shall usually identify x in G). , so that G). = G). and internal and external direct products coincide. The following characterization of the direct product is sometimes useful. 8. IA. E A} be a family of normal subgroups of a group G. 's. Proof. 's. l ... k where 1 #- x). , the A. i are distinct and k ~ 0: moreover, the order of the x).. is immat~rial. 'If x = Ylll .. Yll. is another such expression for x and }ll ;,. A. i for all i, then Y"l E G"l n

Endomorphisms and Automorphisms called the operator domain and a function tX: G x n -+ G such that 9 1--+ (g, w)tX is an endomorphism of G for each WEn. We shall write gW for (g, w)tX and speak of the n-group G if the function tX is understood. Thus an operator group is a group with a set of operators which act on the group like endomorphisms. Since any group can be regarded as an operator group with empty operator domain, an operator group is a generalization of a group. The concept of a left operator group is defined in the obvious way.

Find some nonisomorphic groups that are direct limits of cyclic groups of orders p, p2, p3, .... 5. Endomorphisms and Automorphisms Let G be a group and let F(G) be the set of all functions from G to G. )P. Thus F(G) is a set with an associative binary operation and an identity element, namely the identity function 1: G --. G. Such an algebraic system is called a monoid. x fJ • Clearly addition is an associative operation. In fact F(G) is a group with respect to addition: for the additive identity element is the zero homomorphism 0: G --.

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