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On the Order of a Product in a Finite Abelian Group

by Dieter Jungnickel (Universität Augsburg, Germany)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
April, 1996

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

Natural questions raised by students in connection with the order of the product of two elements in an abelian group are answered.

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