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# characterization of finite nilpotent groups

Let $G$ be a finite group. The following are equivalent:

1. $G$ is nilpotent.

2. 3. Every proper subgroup of $G$ is properly contained in its normalizer.

4. Every maximal subgroup of $G$ is normal.

5. Every Sylow subgroup of $G$ is normal.

6. $G$ is a direct product of $p$-groups.

For proofs, see the article on finite nilpotent groups.

Condition 3 above is the normalizer condition.

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FiniteNilpotentGroups , NilpotentGroup, NormalizerCondition, SubnormalSubgroup, LocallyNilpotentGroup

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