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Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
ISSN 1088-6826(online) ISSN 0002-9939(print)


A property of groups of non-exponential growth

Author: Shmuel Rosset
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 54 (1976), 24-26
MathSciNet review: 0387420
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Abstract: We prove that in a finitely generated nonexponential group a normal subgroup with a solvable quotient is finitely generated. This extends a theorem of Milnor which has the same conclusion if the group is also assumed to be solvable. The proof uses a lemma of Milnor, but in a different, simpler, way.

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PII: S 0002-9939(1976)0387420-5
Article copyright: © Copyright 1976 American Mathematical Society