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A p-subgroup of G which has this maximum order pa is called a Sylow psubgroup of G. We shall prove that Sylow p-subgroups of G always exist and that any two are conjugate-so, in particular, all Sylow p-subgroups of G are isomorphic. 16 (Sylow'S Theorem). Let G be a finite group and p a prime. Write IGI = pam where the integer m is not divisible by p. (i) Every p-subgroup of G is contained in a subgroup of order pa. In particular, since 1 is a p-subgroup, Sylow p-subgroups always exist. (ii) If np is the number of Sylow p-subgroups, np == 1 mod p.

6. Permutation Groups and Group Actions 37 where h{j, g) E H. Let a E H and write a = Y1 .. Yk where y, repeated application of (3) we obtain a E X U X- 1. By = t1 a = h(1 , ydh((1)Y1' Y2) ... h((1)Y1 ... Yk-1' Yk)t(1)a· But Ht(1)a = Ht1 a = H since t1 = 1: thus t(1)a 1 ~ j ~ i, Y E X U X- 1 , generate H. = 1. 15). The Holomorph Let A: G -+ Sym G and p: G -+ Sym G be the left and right regular representations of a group G. Then G'" and GP are subgroups of Sym G, as is Aut G. Now g"'gP maps x to g-1 xg, so g"'gP is just g" the inner automorphism induced by g.

If IGI = pam where (p, m) = 1, then a p-subgroup of G cannot have order greater than pa by Lagrange's Theorem. A p-subgroup of G which has this maximum order pa is called a Sylow psubgroup of G. We shall prove that Sylow p-subgroups of G always exist and that any two are conjugate-so, in particular, all Sylow p-subgroups of G are isomorphic. 16 (Sylow'S Theorem). Let G be a finite group and p a prime. Write IGI = pam where the integer m is not divisible by p. (i) Every p-subgroup of G is contained in a subgroup of order pa.