# Subgroups of the dihedral group D6

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## 1. What is the order of the dihedral group D6?

The order of D6 is 12, as it has 12 elements.

## 2. How many subgroups does D6 have?

D6 has 6 subgroups, which are the cyclic subgroups generated by each of its elements.

## 3. What is the structure of the subgroups of D6?

The subgroups of D6 have a cyclic structure, as they are generated by a single element. They can also be written as Zn, where n is the order of the subgroup.

## 4. What is the relationship between the subgroups of D6 and its elements?

Each element of D6 belongs to at least one subgroup, and each subgroup contains at least one element. However, not all elements belong to the same subgroup, and not all subgroups contain the same elements.

## 5. Can the subgroups of D6 be used to classify its elements?

Yes, the subgroups of D6 can be used to classify its elements into different conjugacy classes. Elements in the same subgroup are conjugate to each other, while elements in different subgroups are not conjugate.

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