# Tagged: Sylow’s theorem

Sylow’s Theorem Problems and Solutions.

Check out the post “Sylow’s Theorem (summary)” for the statement of Sylow’s theorem and various exercise problems about Sylow’s theorem.

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## Problem 628

Let $G$ be a group of order $57$. Assume that $G$ is not a cyclic group.

Then determine the number of elements in $G$ of order $3$.

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## Problem 566

Let $G$ be a group of order $12$. Prove that $G$ has a normal subgroup of order $3$ or $4$.

## Problem 474

Prove that every finite group of order $72$ is not a simple group.

## Problem 464

Let $G$ be a finite group of order $231=3\cdot 7 \cdot 11$.
Prove that every Sylow $11$-subgroup of $G$ is contained in the center $Z(G)$.

## Problem 462

Prove that every group of order $20449$ is an abelian group.

## Problem 458

Let $G$ be a finite group of order $217$.

(a) Prove that $G$ is a cyclic group.

(b) Determine the number of generators of the group $G$.

## Problem 293

Let $G$ be a non-abelian group of order $pq$, where $p, q$ are prime numbers satisfying $q \equiv 1 \pmod p$.

Prove that a $q$-Sylow subgroup of $G$ is normal and the number of $p$-Sylow subgroups are $q$.

## Problem 286

Prove that a group of order $20$ is solvable.

## Problem 278

Prove that any $p$-Sylow subgroup of a group $G$ of order $33$ is a normal subgroup of $G$.

## Problem 245

Let $p, q$ be prime numbers such that $p>q$.
If a group $G$ has order $pq$, then show the followings.

(a) The group $G$ has a normal Sylow $p$-subgroup.

(b) The group $G$ is solvable.

## Problem 227

Suppose that $G$ is a finite group of order $p^an$, where $p$ is a prime number and $p$ does not divide $n$.
Let $N$ be a normal subgroup of $G$ such that the index $|G: N|$ is relatively prime to $p$.

Then show that $N$ contains all $p$-Sylow subgroups of $G$.

## Problem 226

Let $G$ be a finite group. Suppose that $p$ is a prime number that divides the order of $G$.
Let $N$ be a normal subgroup of $G$ and let $P$ be a $p$-Sylow subgroup of $G$.
Show that if $P$ is normal in $N$, then $P$ is a normal subgroup of $G$.

## Problem 118

Let $G$ be a finite group of order $18$.

Show that the group $G$ is solvable.

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## Problem 117

Let $G$ be a finite group and $P$ be a nontrivial Sylow subgroup of $G$.
Let $H$ be a subgroup of $G$ containing the normalizer $N_G(P)$ of $P$ in $G$.

Then show that $N_G(H)=H$.

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## Problem 100

Determine whether a group $G$ of the following order is simple or not.

(a) $|G|=100$.
(b) $|G|=200$.

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## Problem 81

Let $G$ be a group of order $|G|=pqr$, where $p,q,r$ are prime numbers such that $p<q<r$.

Show that $G$ has a normal subgroup of order either $p,q$ or $r$.
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## Problem 74

(a) Show that if a group $G$ has the following order, then it is not simple.

1. $28$
2. $496$
3. $8128$

(b) Show that if the order of a group $G$ is equal to an even perfect number then the group is not simple.

## Sylow’s Theorem (Summary)

In this post we review Sylow’s theorem and as an example we solve the following problem.

## Problem 64

Show that a group of order $200$ has a normal Sylow $5$-subgroup.
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## Problem 17

Let $p$ be a prime number. Suppose that the order of each element of a finite group $G$ is a power of $p$. Then prove that $G$ is a $p$-group. Namely, the order of $G$ is a power of $p$.