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Valdas
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Can anyone explain how to compute the product of cycles?
For example: (123)(14)
It's supposed to be equal to (1423) but I don't understand why.
 2 years ago
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Valdas Group Title
Can anyone explain how to compute the product of cycles? For example: (123)(14) It's supposed to be equal to (1423) but I don't understand why.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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Compassionate Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure, @hba , @hartnn , or @AccessDenied might know.
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I found this: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110330025444AAdvQlV
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hba Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Is This Permutation LoL ? @Compassionate
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Ha ha, yes XD
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#YOLO
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AccessDenied Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you read the product from lefttoright or righttoleft? I recall doing the latter in previous problems, but that doesn't work for me here.
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AccessDenied Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I would use a diagram here, just because it's easier to see visually: dw:1350220889162:dw It appears here that 1 > 4, 4 > 2, 2 > 3, and 3 > 1. That would be the same as (1 4 2 3).
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Valdas Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Why 4 > 2?
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AccessDenied Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Just comparing the original to the end result. 4 was originally in the bottom lefthand corner, and ended up where 2 originally was. dw:1350221368738:dw
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