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Commutative Algebra 21

Exact Sequences When studying homomorphisms of modules over a fixed ring, we often encounter sequences like this: where each is a homomorphism of modules. This sequence may terminate (on either end) or it may continue indefinitely. Note on indices: usually … Continue reading

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Exact Sequences and the Grothendieck Group

As before, all rings are not commutative in general. Definition. An exact sequence of R-modules is a collection of R-modules and a sequence of R-module homomorphisms: such that for all i. Examples 1. The sequence is exact if and only if f … Continue reading

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