Finitely Presented Group

A finitely presented group is a group with a finite number of generators and relations.

A mathematical joke involving finitely presented groups is given by Renteln and Dundes (2005).

Q: What's purple, round, and doesn't get much for Christmas? A: A finitely presented grape.

Portions of this entry contributed by David Terr

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Renteln, P. and Dundes, A. "Foolproof: A Sampling of Mathematical Folk Humor." Notices Amer. Math. Soc. 52, 24-34, 2005.

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Terr, David and Weisstein, Eric W. "Finitely Presented Group." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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