# 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 |
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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 theorem^{} |

Related topic | NonZeroDivisorsOfFiniteRing |

Related topic | JosephWedderburn |