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The rings in the first two

elements except 0. The fourth

with coefficients ak in R, a commutative unitary ring. A letter X and formal finite

sums ...

The rings in the first two

**examples**(308 and 309), however, have no nilpotentelements except 0. The fourth

**example**involves polynomials and power serieswith coefficients ak in R, a commutative unitary ring. A letter X and formal finite

sums ...

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Just as in the special case of the category (E, the equations relating to the

identities (344) entirely determine the morphism lA in 304, A); 1 is often written for

\A. Some further

and ...

Just as in the special case of the category (E, the equations relating to the

identities (344) entirely determine the morphism lA in 304, A); 1 is often written for

\A. Some further

**examples**of categories follow: finite sets and functions; groupsand ...

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For

in which the symbol (v -I- 1 ), denotes the product ... For

equation ( 1 24) satisfying the initial conditions 6 = a, d6/dt = 0 when t = 0 may be

...

For

**example**, Bessel's equation has a series solution in powers of x/2 (see 192),in which the symbol (v -I- 1 ), denotes the product ... For

**example**, the solution ofequation ( 1 24) satisfying the initial conditions 6 = a, d6/dt = 0 when t = 0 may be

...

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