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## Basic properties of nilpotent ring elements

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.1 Exercise 7.1.14 Let $R$ be a commutative ring and let $x \in R$ be nilpotent – that is,…

## Examples of nilpotent elements

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.1 Exercise 7.1.13 An element $x \in R$, $R$ a ring, is called nilpotent if $x^m = 0$ for some…