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Ordered Ring

  1. Apr 26, 2010 #1
    Let R be an ordered Ring. Assume R+ is well-ordered
    a) min(R+) = 1.
    b) R is an integer ring
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  3. Apr 27, 2010 #2


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    Sounds like a homework problem all right.

    You didn't say it, but I assume you're looking for help? What have you done (successful or not), and where are you stuck?
  4. Apr 27, 2010 #3
    (1) Why does min(R+) exist?
    (2) Let u = min(R+), assume it is not 1, try to get a contradiction.
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