Example (2) on page 682 of Dummit and Foote reads as follows:

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(2) For any field k, the ideal (x) in k[x,y] is primary since it is a prime ideal.

... ... etc

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Now if (x) is prime then obviously (x) is primary BUT ....

How do we show that (x) is prime in k[x, y]?

Would appreciate some help.

Peter