Wedderburn’s theorem

A finite division ring is a field.

One of the many consequences of this theorem is that for a finite projective plane, Desargues’ theorem implies Pappus’ theorem.

Title Wedderburn’s theorem
Canonical name WedderburnsTheorem
Date of creation 2013-03-22 13:03:56
Last modified on 2013-03-22 13:03:56
Owner yark (2760)
Last modified by yark (2760)
Numerical id 10
Author yark (2760)
Entry type Theorem
Classification msc 12E15
Synonym Wedderburn theoremMathworldPlanetmath
Related topic NonZeroDivisorsOfFiniteRing
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