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Nov23-11, 05:01 PM
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Hey man, I thought group theory sucks, but now I think group theory rocks. everything looks so beautifully consistent. I believe I should solve more problems in group theory rather than just dealing with the concepts abstractly.

I'll try to find how many solutions the equation x5=e can have in S5. then I'll try to guess how many solutions the equation xn=e can have in Sn and will write down my thoughts here. it looks to be a good food for thought. Thank you guys for your helps, especially I like Serena.

One more question, Is it always possible to solve an equation like axn=b in Sn? When it's possible?