Explain why every permutation in S(n) can be represented by a product of n-1 or fewer cycles of length 2 (transpositions). Represent the permutationσ in problem (1) above as a product of 8 or fewer transpositions. Is σ an even or an odd permuation?
Explain why every permutation in S(n) can be represented by a product of n-1 or fewer cycles of length 2 (transpositions). Represent the permutationσ in problem (1) above as a product of 8 or fewer tr...