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Jordan-Hölder theorem

[jawr-dn-hel-der] /ˈdʒɔr dnˈhɛl dər/
noun, Mathematics.
1.
the theorem that for any two composition series of a group, an isomorphism exists between the corresponding quotient groups of each series, taken in some specified order.
Origin of Jordan-Hölder theorem
after M.E.C. Jordan and German mathematician Ludwig Otto Hölder (1859-1937)
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