17 questions linked to/from The subring test
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### Proof Verification: Let S be a non-empty subset of a ring R. Then S is a subring of R if and only if S is closed under $-$ and $\times$.

Let S be a non-empty subset of a ring R. Then S is a subring of R if and only if S is closed under $-$ and $\times$. Proof: First, prove that S is a subgroup of R. Pick an arbitrary element $x$ from ...
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### Show that $A=\{x+y\sqrt{2}:x,y \in \mathbb{Z}\}$ is a commutative ring with unity, find the zero element, the unity and the negative of $a$

Show that $A=\{x+y\sqrt{2}:x,y \in \mathbb{Z}\}$ is a commutative ring with unity, find the zero element, the unity and the negative of an arbitrary $a$. First thing first, I need to show it is a ...