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A mathematical system that has two operations, usually called addition and multiplication. A ring is an abelian group with respect to addition. Multiplication is associative and distributive with respect to addition.
a fundamental concept in Maths and includes integers, polynomials and matrices as some of the basic examples
an abstract structure in which the objects are subject to two operations (such as addition and multiplication) and satisfy a number of axioms (rules)
an additive commutative group in which a second operation (normally considered as multiplication) is also defined
an algebraic system that it is closed under addition, subtraction, and multiplication (but not necessarily division)
an algebraic system with two operations (addition and multiplication) satisfying various axioms, eg
a set A of objects (such as the integers) that can be added, subtracted and multiplied, but not necessarily divided