Category:Centralizers

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This category contains results about Centralizers.
Definitions specific to this category can be found in Definitions/Centralizers.


Let $\struct {G, \circ}$ be a group.

Let $a \in \struct {G, \circ}$.


The centralizer of $a$ (in $G$) is defined as:

$\map {C_G} a = \set {x \in G: x \circ a = a \circ x}$


That is, the centralizer of $a$ is the set of elements of $G$ which commute with $a$.