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Prove that there is no such permutation a such that

(a-inverse)*(1,2)*(a) = (3,4)(1,5)

3. The attempt at a solution

Does it have something to do with the order of (1,2)? I know the order is 2, so if we square (a-inverse)*(1,2)*(a), then we get the identity....how else can I think about it?

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# Homework Help: Permutation conjugation

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