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IsMedial

  

test whether a given magma satisfies the medial law

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

IsMedial( m )

Parameters

m

-

Array representing the Cayley table of a finite magma

Description

• 

The IsMedial command returns true if the given magma satisfies the medial law (X*Y)*(U*V) = (X*U)*(Y*V).  It returns false otherwise.

Examples

withMagma:

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

m123231312

(1)

IsMedialm

true

(2)

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

m123233312

(3)

IsMedialm

false

(4)

Compatibility

• 

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

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

See Also

Magma