additive identity


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additive identity

n.
An element that in a given mathematical system leaves unchanged any element to which it is added.
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(4) the additive identity 0 satisfies the property r [cross product] 0 = 0 [cross product] r = 0, for all r [member of] S.
With this definition of addition the set of all points on an elliptic curve over [F.sub.P] form an abelian group, with [infinity] as additive identity.
RG is an associative ring with 0 [member of] R acts as its additive identity. Since I [member of] R we have G = IG [[subset].bar] RG and R:e = R [[subset].bar] RG where e is the identity element of G.
In some locations, this kind of methodology of additive identity politics often functioned as a response to the concrete failings of the liberal system; additive identity politics attempted to shore up the system by accounting for those who seem to be falling out.

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