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## The set of prime ideals of a commutative ring contains inclusion-minimal elements

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.4 Exercise 7.4.36 Solution: Let $\mathcal{P}$ denote the set of prime ideals. Note that $\mathcal{P}$ is partially ordered by…

## Not every ideal is prime

Solution to Abstract Algebra by Dummit & Foote 3rd edition Chapter 7.4 Exercise 7.4.34 Solution: (1) First we show that $I$ is an ideal. Let $f,g \in I$; then for…