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Finite Groups of 2 x 2 Integer Matrices
by George MackiwThis article originally appeared in:
Subject classification(s): Linear Algebra | Algebra and Number Theory
Applicable Course(s): 4.2 Mod Algebra I & II
What are all the finite groups that can be realized using 2x2 integer matrices, using only methods available after one semester each of linear algebra and abstract algebra?
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