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There are **11** NRICH Mathematical resources connected to **Groups**, you may find related items under Patterns, sequences and structure.

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### Sheep in Wolf's Clothing

Can you work out what simple structures have been dressed up in these advanced mathematical representations?

Age 16 to 18

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### Paint Rollers for Frieze Patterns.

Proofs that there are only seven frieze patterns involve complicated group theory. The symmetries of a cylinder provide an easier approach.

Age 11 to 16

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### Dancing with Maths

An article for students and teachers on symmetry and square dancing. What do the symmetries of the square have to do with a dos-e-dos or a swing? Find out more?

Age 7 to 16

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### Grouping Transformations

An introduction to groups using transformations, following on from the October 2006 Stage 3 problems.

Age 11 to 18

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### Simplifying Transformations

How many different transformations can you find made up from combinations of R, S and their inverses? Can you be sure that you have found them all?

Age 11 to 14

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### An Introduction to Mathematical Structure

An introduction to the sort of algebra studied at university, focussing on groups.

Age 16 to 18

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### Groups of Sets

The binary operation * for combining sets is defined as the union of two sets minus their intersection. Prove the set of all subsets of a set S together with the binary operation * forms a group.

Age 16 to 18

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### What's a Group?

Explore the properties of some groups such as: The set of all real numbers excluding -1 together with the operation x*y = xy + x + y. Find the identity and the inverse of the element x.

Age 16 to 18

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### An Introduction to Galois Theory

This article only skims the surface of Galois theory and should probably be accessible to a 17 or 18 year old school student with a strong interest in mathematics.

Age 16 to 18

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### Small Groups

Learn about the rules for a group and the different groups of 4 elements by doing some simple puzzles.

Age 16 to 18