I have a permutation (12)(345)(18)(567)(12) and the answer should be (related to Wolfram)


When going the numbers through I'm having trouble with the 4. Isn't it right that from right to left the 4 is send to 5. And similar: 5 send to 6.

My answer is (28)(34567)(1). What's going wrong?

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    $\begingroup$ You are multiplying right to left, Wolfram is multiplying left to right. $\endgroup$ Commented May 15 at 7:55
  • $\begingroup$ Is my answer right? $\endgroup$
    – Kaklle K
    Commented May 15 at 8:14
  • $\begingroup$ Only if you're supposed to multiply right to left! $\endgroup$ Commented May 15 at 20:56

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Your answer is correct. (I am considering that you're multiplying from right to left) Ask if you have any other questions. Hope this helps.


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