### How do I know the definition of rings or of anything on the GRE given that definitions can vary?

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**Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:34 am**Definition of ring varies: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/48587

It may or may not be commutative.

It may or may not have a multiplicative identity.

What is the definition of a ring for the GRE please? What about fields, holomorphic/analytic functions, Hausdorff spaces, uniform continuity or convergence or even rectangles?!

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I asked on maths SE:

How do I know the definition of rings or of anything on the GRE given that definitions can vary?

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2967070

Whether Euclid considered squares to be rectangles

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2702928

It may or may not be commutative.

It may or may not have a multiplicative identity.

What is the definition of a ring for the GRE please? What about fields, holomorphic/analytic functions, Hausdorff spaces, uniform continuity or convergence or even rectangles?!

---

I asked on maths SE:

How do I know the definition of rings or of anything on the GRE given that definitions can vary?

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2967070

Whether Euclid considered squares to be rectangles

https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/2702928