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Abelian group

/ (əˈbiːlɪən) /
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noun

a group the defined binary operation of which is commutative: if a and b are members of an Abelian group then ab = ba

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Word Origin for Abelian group

C19: named after Niels Henrik Abel (1802–29), Norwegian mathematician
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Scientific definitions for Abelian group

abelian group

See commutative group.
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