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Commutative Algebra 28

Tensor Products In this article (and the next few), we will discuss tensor products of modules over a ring. Here is a motivating example of tensor products. Example If and are real vector spaces, then is the vector space with … Continue reading

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Introduction to Ring Theory (1)

Recall that in groups, one has only a binary operation *. Rings are algebraic structures with addition and multiplication operations – and consistency is ensured by the distributive property. Definition. A┬áring R is a set together with two binary operations: … Continue reading

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