# The Conjugation Degree on a Set of Metacyclic 3-Groups

## DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/mjfas.v16n5.1925## Keywords:

Commutativity degree, Conjugation action, Conjugation degree, Metacyclic groups## Abstract

Research on commutativity degree has been done by many authors since 1965. The commutativity degree is defined as the probability that two randomly selected elements x and y in a group G commute. In this research, an extension of the commutativity degree called the probability that an element of a group fixes a set Ω is explored. The group G in our scope is metacyclic 3-group and the set Ω consists of a pair of distinct commuting elements in the group G in which their orders satisfy a certain condition. Meanwhile, the group action used in this research is conjugation. The probability that an element of G fixes a set Ω, defined as the conjugation degree on a set is computed using the number of conjugacy classes. The result turns out to depend on the order of Ω.

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