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A generalized Hughes property of finite groups.

Bryce, Robert; Fedri, V; Serena, L

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A Hughes cover for exponent p (p a prime number) of a finite group is a union of subgroups whose (non-empty) complement consists of elements of order p. A proper Hughes subgroup is an instance of a Hughes cover; and its parent group is soluble by a well-known result of Hughes and Thompson. More generally an earlier result of the authors shows that a group with a Hughes cover of fewer than p subgroups is soluble. This article treats the insoluble groups having a Hughes cover for exponent p with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85886
Source: Communications in Algebra
DOI: 10.1081/AGB-120022788

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