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Commutative Algebra 59

Prime Composition Series Throughout this article, A is a noetherian ring and all A-modules are finitely generated. Recall (proposition 1 here) that if M is a noetherian and artinian module, we can find a sequence of submodules whose consecutive factors … Continue reading

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Commutative Algebra 58

We have already seen two forms of unique factorization. In a UFD, every non-zero element is a unique product of irreducible (also prime) elements. In a Dedekind domain, every non-zero ideal is a unique product of maximal ideals. Here, we … Continue reading

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