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    Assume R is commutative. Let I and J be ideals of R and assume P is a prime ideal of R that contains IJ. Prove either I or J is contained in P.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dori1123 View Post

    Assume R is commutative. Let I and J be ideals of R and assume P is a prime ideal of R that contains IJ. Prove either I or J is contained in P.
    this is a trivial problem! are you saying that you have absolutely no idea how to solve it?!!
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