Definition:Canonical Homomorphism from Ring to Unital Algebra

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Definition

Let $A$ be a commutative ring with unity.

Let $B$ be an unital algebra over $A$ with unit $1$ whose underlying module is unitary.


The canonical homomorphism $A \to B$ is the algebra homomorphism that sends $a \in A$ to $a \cdot 1$.


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