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A note on the relationship between Weil and Cartier divisors
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Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 48 (1975), 276-280 Request permission


Using a generalized equivalence relation, a subquotient of the group of Weil divisors is shown to be isomorphic to the group of Cartier divisors modulo linear equivalence for a reduced subscheme of a projective space over a field. A difficulty of the nonreduced case is discussed.
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  • © Copyright 1975 American Mathematical Society
  • Journal: Proc. Amer. Math. Soc. 48 (1975), 276-280
  • MSC: Primary 14C10
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  • MathSciNet review: 0369360