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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.

N < Proof. 3. o Normal Closure and Core If X is a nonempty subset of a group G, the normal closure of X in G is the intersection of all the normal subgroups of G which contain X. 16 this is a normal subgroup; it is denoted by XG. Clearly X G is the smallest normal subgroup containing X and it is easy to show that X G =

Inn G. 3). 4. If G is a group and gt is the inner automorphism induced by g, then = (g"')' for all (1. E Aut G. Hence Inn G

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