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Ideals containing monics

Authors: Budh Nashier and Warren Nichols
Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 99 (1987), 634-636
MSC: Primary 13C10
MathSciNet review: 877030
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Abstract: If an ideal $ I$ of $ R[X]$ contains a monic, then every monic in $ I$ modulo $ JR[X]$ ($ J$ being an ideal contained in the Jacobson radical of $ R$) can be lifted to a monic in $ I$. This result is used to give an elementary proof of Horrocks' Theorem.

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