Gamma matrices

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"It is easily shown" that the gamma 5 matrix anticommutes with the four gamma matrices. Can someone tell me how or provide a link to such proof?
 

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PeterDonis
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You have an equation for ##\gamma^5## in terms of the four gamma matrices. What happens when you write the commutator of ##\gamma^5## and one of the four matrices using that equation?
 
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Thank you Peter. I see now that the order of any two adjacent matrices can be swapped and the sign changed. It is "easy to show". I appreciate you taking the time to point me in the right direction.
 
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You're welcome!
 

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