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Definition: Field

A commutative unit ring $R$ (with the multiplicative neutral element $1$) is called a field, if $R$ is not the zero ring and every element \(x\in R\) with $x\neq 0$ ($0$ being the additive neutral element) has a multiplicative inverse.

“Unfolding” all definitions, a field fulfills the following axioms:


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[6907] Brenner, Prof. Dr. rer. nat., Holger: “Various courses at the University of Osnabrück”,, 2014

Bibliography (further reading)

[577] Knauer Ulrich: “Diskrete Strukturen – kurz gefasst”, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2001