Beitr\"age zur Algebra und Geometrie
Contributions to Algebra and Geometry
Volume 35 (1994), No. 1, 85-89.
Factoring by Nonsubgroup Factors
Kereszt\'ely Corr\'adi, S\'andor Szab\'o
Abstract.
For each finite abelian group we determine the numbers $q_1,\ldots,q_n$
such that if the group is a direct product of subsets of cardinalities
$q_1,\ldots,q_n$ and each subset contains the identity element of the group,
then at least one of the subsets is in fact a subgroup of the group.
MSC 1991:
Primary 20K01; Secondary 52C22