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IsLeftAlternative

  

test whether a finite magma is left alternative

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

IsLeftAlternative( m )

Parameters

m

-

Array representing the Cayley table of a finite magma

Description

• 

The IsLeftAlternative command returns true if the given magma satisfies the left alternative law X(XY) = (XX)Y.  It returns false otherwise.

Examples

withMagma:

m1|2|3,2|3|1,3|1|2

m123231312

(1)

IsLeftAlternativem

true

(2)

m1|2|3,2|3|3,3|1|2

m123233312

(3)

IsLeftAlternativem

false

(4)

Compatibility

• 

The Magma[IsLeftAlternative] command was introduced in Maple 15.

• 

For more information on Maple 15 changes, see Updates in Maple 15.

See Also

IsAlternative

IsRightAlternative

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