# Commutative algebra

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**Commutative algebra** is the branch of algebra that studies commutative rings, their ideals, and modules over such rings.

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- It has seemed to me for a long time that commutative algebra is best practiced with knowledge of the geometric ideas that played a great role in its formation: in short, with a view toward algebraic geometry.
- David Eisenbud (1 December 2013).
*Commutative Algebra: with a View Toward Algebraic Geometry*. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 1. ISBN 978-1-4612-5350-1.

- David Eisenbud (1 December 2013).