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It is often convenient to use the congruence notation x == y modN in place of Nx = Ny. The next theorem shows the very intimate relation between quotient groups and homomorphisms. 3 (First Isomorphism Theorem) (i) If IX: G -+ H is a homomorphism of groups, the mapping e: (Ker IX)X 1-+ x'" is an isomorphism from GIKer IX to 1m IX. (ii) If N is a normal subgroup of a group G, the mapping v: x 1-+ Nx is an epimorphism from G to GIN with kernel N. ) e Proof. 1 that Ker 1X

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 --. G and the inverse -~ is given by x-11. tl. It is straightforward to verify the left distributive law ~(f3 + y) = ~f3 + ~y: however the right distributive law (~ + f3)y = ~y + f3y does not hold in F(G) in general.

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

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