> < ^ Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 13:09:03 -0600 (MDT)
> < ^ From: Alexander Hulpke <hulpke@math.colostate.edu >
< ^ Subject: Re: Direct product

Dear GAP Forum,

Nicola Sottocornola wrote:
> let H and K two groups and define
> G:=DirectProduct(H,K);
> If h is in H and k in K, how can I write the element (h,k) of G?

As product of the images of h and k under the two embeddings in HxK:
This will work regardless of the representation of G.

I hope this helps,

Alexander Hulpke

-- Colorado State University, Department of Mathematics,
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