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J−2 σj−1 , i + 1 < j ≤ n ai, j = σj−1 σj−2 . . σi+1 σi2 σi+1 and has the following presentation: ε ε −ε ai, j , 1 ≤ i < j ≤ n | a−ε i, k ak, j ai, k = (ai, j ak, j ) ak, j (ai, j ak, j ) , ε ε −ε a−ε k, m ak, j ak, m = (ak, j am, j ) ak, j (ak, j am, j ) , m < j, ε −ε −ε ε −ε −ε −ε a−ε i, m ak, j ai, m = [ai, j , am, j ] ak, j [aij , am, j ] , i < k < m, ε a−ε i, m ak, j ai, m = ak, j , k < m, m < j, or m < k, ε = ±1 . 16 1 Lower Central Series It is a well known result of Artin that the pure braid group Pn is an iterated semidirect product of free groups.
Cm ) is called an identity sequence if the product c1 . . cm is the identity element in F . 12), deﬁne its inverse c−1 by setting −1 c−1 = (c−1 m , . . , c1 ). For w ∈ F , the conjugate cw is the sequence: w cw = (cw 1 , . . , cm ), which clearly is again an identity sequence. Deﬁne the following operations, called Peiﬀer operations, on the class of identity sequences: (i) replace each wi by any word equal to it in F ; (ii) delete two consecutive terms in the sequence if one is equal identically to the inverse of the other; (iii) insert two consecutive terms in the sequence one of which is equal identically to the inverse of the other; (iv) replace two consecutive terms ci , ci+1 by terms ci+1 , c−1 i+1 ci ci+1 ; (v) replace two consecutive terms ci , ci+1 by terms ci ci+1 c−1 i , ci .
If for some ideal Ij ∈ π(K) the group ϕj (G) ∈ Fpj (resp. rS), then G ∈ rFpj (resp. rS). Proof. Let Ij be an ideal from the set π(K). There exists the following exact sequence ϕj 1 −→ GLn (K, Ij ) −→ GLn (K) −→ GLn (K/Ij ) −→ 1, where GLn (K, Ij ) = ker(ϕj ) is a congruence subgroup. 1) that GLn (K, Ij ) is a residually ﬁnite pj -group. 5) where the group G∩GLn (K, Ij ) is a residually ﬁnite pj -group. Since ϕj (G) is a ﬁnite pj -group (resp. solvable group), G is a residually ﬁnite pj -group (resp.