# Category:Definitions/Generators of Modules

This category contains definitions related to Generators of Modules.
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Let $R$ be a ring.

Let $M$ be an $R$-module.

Let $S \subseteq M$ be a subset.

### Definition 1

$S$ is a generator of $M$ if and only if every element of $M$ is a linear combination of elements of $S$.

### Definition 2

$S$ is a generator of $M$ if and only if $M$ has no proper submodule containing $S$.

### Definition 3

$S$ is a generator of $M$ if and only if $M$ is the submodule generated by $S$.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Generators of Modules"

The following 10 pages are in this category, out of 10 total.