Re: representing the dihedral group

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg99104] Re: representing the dihedral group*From*: obott0 at gmail.com*Date*: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 01:16:04 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <gsh100$gr$1@smc.vnet.net> <gsivel$9c7$1@smc.vnet.net>

What about simplifying the canonical forms even more? (a*b)^m * a = r^(m+1)*s = s*r^mod(-m-1,n) = (b*a)^k * b for some k, and also (b*a)^m = s*r^(m+1)*s = r^mod(-m-1,n) = (a*b)^k for some k