On products of powers in groups
Authors: Roger Lyndon, Thomas McDonough and Morris Newman
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 40 (1973), 419-420
MSC: Primary 20F05
MathSciNet review: 0320153
Abstract: In this note we show that a product of h powers in a group cannot in general be expressed as a product of fewer th powers. This extends a result of Lyndon and Newman .
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