# Category:Definitions/Maximal Ideals of Rings

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Let $R$ be a ring.

An ideal $J$ of $R$ is **maximal** if and only if:

- $(1): \quad J \subsetneq R$
- $(2): \quad$ There is no ideal $K$ of $R$ such that $J \subsetneq K \subsetneq R$.

That is, if and only if $J$ is a maximal element of the set of all proper ideals of $R$ ordered by inclusion.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Maximal Ideals of Rings"

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