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Decompositions of \(U\)-Groups

by Yungchen Cheng (Southwest Missouri State University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1989

Subject classification(s): Abstract Algebra | Groups
Applicable Course(s): 4.2 Mod Algebra I & II

In some situations, the group of units modulo an integer can be expressed as the direct product of groups of units modulo smaller integers. This article explores the explicit correspondence of elements under the canonical isomorphism.

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