I know that thinking a R-module is simply a ring R acting on a set (following the usual axioms), would it be safe to think of an R-algebra as the ring R acting on another ring?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This may seem convoluted, but i'm just having a little trouble getting through all the different definitions of an R-algebra.

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# What is the best way to think about an R-algebra?

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