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factor group

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noun Mathematics.
  1. quotient group.
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Origin of factor group

First recorded in 1895–1900
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Historical Examples

  • Any composite group in a similar way defines abstractly a factor-group in respect of each of its self-conjugate subgroups.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6


  • If H is a self-conjugate subgroup of G, the factor-group Composition-series of a group.