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Groups Formed from \(2\times 2\) Matrices over \(Z_p\)

by Gregor Olšavský (Pennsylvania State University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1990

Subject classification(s): Algebra and Number Theory | Abstract Algebra
Applicable Course(s): 4.2 Mod Algebra I & II | 4.13 Advanced Linear Algebra

The author provides, with derivations, a list of common groups (subgroups) associated to the \(2\times 2\) matrices over \(Z_{p}\) either additively or multiplicatively.


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