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On the Number of Squares in a Group

Ludomir Newelski
Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
Vol. 99, No. 2 (Feb., 1987), pp. 213-218
DOI: 10.2307/2046613
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2046613
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On the Number of Squares in a Group
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Abstract

We show that there is a connection between the number of squares in a group and the cardinality of the group. For example, if a group has countably many squares and x2 = e implies x = e, then its cardinality is bounded by 2ℵ0 and this bound can be obtained.

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