# Prove that a group of order 120 is not simple.

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Prove that a group of order 120 is not simple.

Solution :- 120 = 23.3.5 Let G be a group of order 120.

The number of Sylow 5-subgroup in G is 1 + 5k and 1 + 5k│24,

then k = 0 , 1

If k = 0, then then Sylow 5-subgroup is normal in G.

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