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IEVref:102-01-19ID:
Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: neutral element, <for multiplication>
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Definition: in a set where a multiplication is defined, unique element u, if it exists, such that au=ua=a MathType@MTEF@5@5@+= feaagKart1ev2aqatCvAUfeBSjuyZL2yd9gzLbvyNv2CaerbbjxAHX garuavP1wzZbItLDhis9wBH5garmWu51MyVXgarqqtubsr4rNCHbGe aGqk0di9Wr=fpeei0di9v8qiW7rqqrVepeea0xe9LqFf0xc9q8qqaq Fn0lXdHiVcFbIOFHK8Feea0dXdar=Jb9hs0dXdHuk9fr=xfr=xfrpe WZqaaeaaciWacmGadaGadeaabaGaaqaaaOqaaiaadggacqGHflY1ca WG1bGaeyypa0JaamyDaiabgwSixlaadggacqGH9aqpcaWGHbaaaa@4413@ for any element a

Note 1 to entry: For numbers, the neutral element for multiplication is the number one, denoted by 1. For square matrices, it is the unit matrix of the same order. For quantities, the neutral element is a quantity of dimension one (or dimensionless quantity) whose numerical value is the number one. For dimensions of quantities, the neutral element is the dimension of the quantities of dimension one, denoted by the symbol 1.


Publication date:2008-08
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Internal notes:2017-02-20: Editorial revisions in accordance with the information provided in C00019 (IEV 102) - evaluation. JGO
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