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Questions about commutative rings, their ideals, and their modules.

Commutative algebra is the area of mathematics that deals with commutative rings and their ideals, as well as modules over commutative rings.

Many results and tools of commutative algebra are cornerstones of algebraic geometry. Important tools of commutative algebra include localization and completion of rings and modules.

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