# Contemporary Abstract Algebra (8th Edition) by Joseph A. Gallian

By Joseph A. Gallian

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The subset of B comprising all the images of elements of A is called the image of A under f. We use the shorthand f: A → B to mean that f is a mapping from A to B. We will write f(a) 5 b or f: a → b to indicate that f carries a to b. There are often different ways to denote the same element of a set. In defining a function in such cases one must verify that the function Copyright 201 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. Due to electronic rights, some third party content may be suppressed from the eBook and/or eChapter(s).

Part 4 follows from part 2. Part 6 is proved in Example 10 in the next section of this chapter. Part 7 follows from Exercise 25 in this chapter. The next example illustrates properties of complex numbers. EXAMPLE 8 (3 1 5i) 1 (25 1 2i) 5 22 1 7i; (3 1 5i)(25 1 2i) 5 225 1 (219)i 5 225 2 19i; 3 ϩ 5i Ϫ2 Ϫ 7i 29 Ϫ 31i 29 Ϫ31 3 ϩ 5i ϭ 5 ϭ ϩ i; Ϫ2 ϩ 7i Ϫ2 ϩ 7i Ϫ2 Ϫ 7i 53 53 53 (3 1 5i) (3 2 5i) 5 9 1 25 5 34; 3 5 Ϫ i. (3 1 5i)21 ϭ 34 34 1 To find (3 1 5i)4 and (3 ϩ 5i)4 we first note that if u 5 arctan 35 , 3 5 then cos u 5 and sin u 5 .

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