# Category:Definitions/Units of Rings

This category contains definitions related to Units of Rings.
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Let $\struct {R, +, \circ}$ be a ring with unity whose unity is $1_R$.

### Definition 1

An element $x \in R$ is a unit of $\struct {R, +, \circ}$ if and only if $x$ is invertible under $\circ$.

That is, a unit of $R$ is an element of $R$ which has an inverse.

$\exists y \in R: x \circ y = 1_R = y \circ x$

### Definition 2

An element $x \in R$ is a unit of $\struct {R, +, \circ}$ if and only if $x$ is divisor of $1_R$.

## Pages in category "Definitions/Units of Rings"

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