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An element $x \ne 0$ of a commutative ring $R$ is irreducible if it is not a unit and has the property that whenever $x=yz$ for some $y,z \in R$, either $y$ or $z$ is a unit.

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  • Last edited by Andrew Sutherland on 2020-10-23 11:18:02
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