   Chapter 8, Problem 49RE Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584

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Chapter
Section Mathematical Excursions (MindTap C...

4th Edition
Richard N. Aufmann + 3 others
ISBN: 9781305965584
Textbook Problem

Determine whether the set is a group with respect to the given operation. (You may assume the operation is associative.) If the set is not a group, determine which properties fail.All negative integers: multiplication

To determine

Whether the given set with forms a group.

Explanation

Given:

All negative integers; multiplication operation.

Calculation:

When we multiply the two negative integers, the result will be a positive one.

For example:

(2)(3)=6(

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