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Sylow Fractals

by Ben Brewster (Binghamton University) and Michael B. Ward (Bucknell University)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1995

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

An analogy is used to relate the Sylow \(p\)-subgroups of \(S_{p^n}\) and the symmetric group on the numbers \(1\) through \(p^n\).

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