Category:P-adic Norms

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This category contains results about $p$-adic norms.
Definitions specific to this category can be found in Definitions/P-adic Norms.

Let $p \in \N$ be a prime.

Rational Numbers

Let $\nu_p: \Q \to \Z \cup \set {+\infty}$ be the $p$-adic valuation on $\Q$.

The $p$-adic norm on $\Q$ is the mapping $\norm {\,\cdot\,}_p: \Q \to \R_{\ge 0}$ defined as:

$\forall q \in \Q: \norm q_p := \begin{cases} 0 & : q = 0 \\ p^{-\map {\nu_p} q} & : q \ne 0 \end{cases}$

$p$-adic Numbers

Let $\struct {\Q_p, \norm {\,\cdot\,}_p}$ be the $p$-adic numbers.

Let $\norm {\, \cdot \,}_p:\Q_p \to \R_{\ge 0}$ be the norm on the quotient ring $\Q_p$ defined by:

$\ds \forall \eqclass{x_n}{} \in \Q_p: \norm {\eqclass{x_n}{} }_p = \lim_{n \mathop \to \infty} \norm{x_n}_p$

The norm $\norm {\,\cdot\,}_p$ on $\Q_p$ is called the $p$-adic norm on $\Q_p$.


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