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1 ALGEBRA HW 3 CLAY SHONKWILER (a): Show that R[x] is a flat R-module. 1 Proof. Consider the set A = {1, x, x 2,...}. Then certainly A generates R[x] as an R-module. Suppose there is some finite linear combination of elements of A that equals zero. Since a finite linear combination is just a polynomial, this means that some polynomial a 0 + a 1 x a n x n = 0. However, this implies that each of the a i s is zero, so we conclude that A is a linearly independent set, and so A forms a basis for R[x] which is, therefore, free. Since free modules are flat, we conclude that R[x] is a flat R-module. (b): Show that R[x, y]/(xy) is not a flat R[x]-module. Proof. Consider the map R[x] R[x] given by f xf. Then this map is certainly a homomorphism and, furthermore, if f, g R[x] such that f and g map to the same element, then xf = xg and so it must be the case that f = g. In other words, this map is an injection. Now, R[x, y]/(xy) R[x] takes this injection to the map R[x, y]/(xy) R[x] R[x] R[x, y]/(xy) R[x] R[x] given by f g f xg = xf g. Now, R[x, y]/(xy) R[x] R[x] R[x, y]/(xy) and the induced map R[x, y]/(xy) R[x, y]/(xy) is given by f xf. However, y 0 in R[x, y]/(xy), yet xy = 0 in R[x, y]/(xy), so this is not an injection. Hence, R[x, y]/(xy) R[x] does not preserve this particular injection, and so R[x, y]/(xy) is not a flat R[x]-module. (c): Let M, N be flat R-modules. Show that M N and M R N are flat R-modules. 1

2 2 CLAY SHONKWILER Proof. Suppose S, S are R-modules and f : S S is an injection. Then the functor defined by M N R takes this map to 1 f : (M N) R S (M N) R S. In turn, this becomes (1 f) (1 f) : (M R S) (N R S) (M R S) (N R S ). However, since M and N are flat, 1 f : M R S M R S and 1 f : N R S N R S are both injective, so (1 f) (1 f) is also an injection, and so M N is flat. With f, S and S as above, note that since N is flat, the induced map N R S N R S is injective, and so, since M is also flat, the map induced by M R on this map is also injective. Namely, M R (N R S) M R (N R S). However, since tensoring is associative, this implies that the map induced by (M R N) R on f : S S, namely is injective. 1 f : (M R N) R S (M R N) R S (d): Show that if M is a finitely generated projective R-module, then M is a flat R-module. Proof. Since M is projective, there exists an R-module N such that M N = F for some free module F. Since F is free, F is certainly flat. Now, suppose S and S are R-modules and that φ : S S is an injection. Then, since F is flat, 1 φ : F R S F R S is an injection. Since F = M N and since (M N) S = (M S) (N S) (and similarly for S ), this means that (1) (M S) (N S) (M S ) (N S ) is an injection. However, this map is just (1 φ, 1 φ) where 1 φ is the map M S M S induced by M. Since (1) is an injection, M S M S must also be an injection. Since our choice of S was arbitrary, we see that this holds for all R-modules, and so M is flat. (e): Is the Z-module Q free? torsion free? flat? projective? Answer: As we saw in Problem Set 1, problem 1(f), Q is not a free Z-module. Now, suppose Q has some torsion element p q. That is, there exists non-zero a Z such that a p q = 0. However, 0 = a p q = ap q implies that ap = 0 and so, since Z is an integral domain, that p is zero; hence, p q = 0. Therefore, we conclude that Q is torsion-free.

3 ALGEBRA HW 3 3 Now, suppose f : N N is an injective map of Z-modules and let f 1 : N Z Q N Z Q be the map induced by Z Q. Suppose n n i p i q i N Z Q such that ( n ) 0 = f 1 n i p i so 0 = = n [ f(n i) p ] i q i q i n [ = f(n i) p ] iq 1 q i q n q 1 q n n [ ] = f(n 1 i)p i q 1 q i q n q 1 q n [ n ] = f(n 1 i)p i q 1 q i q n, q 1 q n ( n n ) f(n i)p 1 q 1 q i q n = f n ip i q 1 q i q n. Since f is injective, we see that n n i p iq 1 q i q n = 0. Therefore, n 0 = n 1 ip i q 1 q i q n q 1 q n = n n i p i q i so we see that f 1 is injective. Since our choices of N and N and injection f : N N were arbitrary, this suffices to show that Q is a flat Z-module. Now, consider Q and take the first step in the free resolution of Q, f 0 : Z ω Q. Let i : Q Q be the identity map. Then we have the following diagram: Q φ i Z ω f 0 Q If we can show there is no map φ : Q Z ω (as indicated by the dashed arrow in the above diagram) such that the diagram commutes, then this suffices to show that Q is not projective. Suppose

4 4 CLAY SHONKWILER φ : Q Z ω were such a map. Then φ(1) = (a 1,..., a n, 0,...) for some a 1,..., a n Z. Let a = max{a i }. Then (a 1,..., a n, 0,...) = φ(1) = φ( a + 1 a + 1 ) = (a + 1)φ( 1 a + 1 ). Hence, a+1 must divide each of a 1,..., a n. However, since a+1 > a i for all i = 1,..., n, this is impossible, so we see that there is no such φ and, therefore, Q is not a projective Z-module. 2 Suppose that 0 M f M g M 0 is an exact sequence of R- modules. Let M 1 M 2 be a chain of submodules of M, and define M i = f 1 (M i ) and M i = g(m i ). (a): Show that M 1 M 2 is a chain of submodules of M. Proof. Note that, if m M i, then f(m ) M i M i+1, so m M i+1. Since our choice of i was arbitrary, we see that M 1 M 2 Now, if m 1, m 2 M i and c 1, c 2 R, then f(c 1 m 1 + c 2 m 2 ) = c 1 f(m 1 ) + c 2 f(m 2 ) M i, so c 1 m 1 + c 2 m 2 M i. Furthermore, if m M i, then f( m) = f(m) M i, so m M i. Since M i inherits all other necessary properties to be a module from M i+1, we see that M i is a submodule of M for all i, so M 1 M 2 is a chain of submodules of M (b): Show that M 1 M 2 is a chain of submodules of M. Proof. If m M i, then m = g(m) for some m M i M i+1. Hence, g(m) = m M i+1, so M 1 M 2. Now, if m 1, m 2 M i and c 1, c 2 R, then there exist m 1, m 2 M i such that g(m 1 ) = m 1 and g(m 2) = m 2. Now, g(c 1 m 1 + c 2 m 2 ) = c 1 g(m 1 ) + c 2 g(m 2 ) = c 1 m 1 + c 2 m 2, so c 1 m 1 + c 2m 2 M i. Furthermore, if m = g(m) M i, then m M i since M i is a submodule, so g( m) = g(m) = m, so m M i. Since M i inherits all other necessary properties of a module from M, we see that M 1 M 2 is a chain of submodules of M.

5 ALGEBRA HW 3 5 (c): Show that if i < j, then the inclusion map M i M j induces inclusions M i M j and M i M j and also the following commutative diagram with exact rows: 0 M i M i M i 0 0 M j M j M j 0 Proof. If i ij : M i M j is the inclusion map, then, for any m M i M j, we also have the inclusion i ij : M i M j given by i ij (m ) = m. Furthermore, f i ij(m ) = f(m ) = i ij f(m ). On the other hand, for any m M i M j i ij : M i M j given by i we have the inclusion ij (m ) = m. Now, if m M i, then g i ij (m) = g(m) = i ij g(m). Now consider the rows 0 M i g M i M i 0. f is injective on all of M and therefore on M i M. g is surjective on all of M and therefore on M i M. If m ker g Mi, then m ker g = im f, so m = f(m ) for some m M. However, since M i = f 1 (M i ), m M i, so ker g M i im f Mi. On the other hand, if m M i, then g Mi f Mi (m ) = g f(m ) = 0, so im f Mi ker g Mi and, therefore, we see that this sequence is exact. What we ve just shown is exactly that 0 M i M i f M i 0 0 M j M j M j is a commutative diagram with exact rows. 0 In the notation of Problem Set 1, problems 4 and 5: 3 (a): Find linear polynomials f, g R such that the only maximal ideal of R containing f is I, and the only maximal ideal of R containing g is J. Answer: Suppose f R is a linear polynomial such that the only maximal ideal of R containing f is I. Then f can be represented by a linear polynomial F R[x, y] and, since the only maximal ideal of R containing f is I, the only point at which F = 0 can intersect the circle x 2 + y 2 = 25 is at the point (3, 4); that is, F is the tangent

6 6 CLAY SHONKWILER line to the circle at this point. Implicitly differeniating the equation of the circle, 2x + 2y dy dx = 0, so the slope of F at (3, 4) is dy dx = 2x 2y = 6 8 = 3 4. Hence, F (x, y) = 3x + 4y + C for some C such that F (3, 4) = 0; therefore, F (x, y) = 3x + 4y 25. Restricting to R, we conclude that f(x, y) = 3x + 4y 25 R is a linear polynomial such that the only maximal ideal of R containing it is I. On the other hand, suppose g R is a linear polynomial such that the only maximal ideal of R containing g is J. Then g can be represented by a linear polynomial G R[x, y] such that G = 0 only intersects the circle at the point ( 3, 4), so G = 0 is a tangent line to the circle at this point. Since this point is just a reflection across the y-axis of the point (3, 4), we see that the slope of the tangent line is 3 4 = 3 4, so G(x, y) = 3x + 4y + C for C such that G( 3, 4) = 0; hence, G(x, y) = 3x + 4y 25, and so, restricting to R, g(x, y) = 3x + 4y 25 is a linear polynomial such that the only maximal ideal of R containing g is J. (b): Find a linear polynomial h R such that h J and h K, where K is the maximal ideal corresponding to the point S = ( 3, 4). Answer: If h R such that h J and h K, then h must be represented by some H R[x, y] such that H = 0 intersects the circle in the points ( 3, 4) and (3, 4). Now, the slope of H must be = 8 6 = 4 3 ; so H(x, y) = 4x + 3y + C for some C such that H( 3, 4) = 0; hence, C = 0, and so H(x, y) = 4x + 3y (note that 4(3) + 3( 4) = 0 as well, so this line really does pass through the two desired points). Therefore, restricting to R, h(x, y) = 4x + 3y is a linear polynomial contained in J and K. def (c): Show that I f = I R R[ 1 f ] is a free R[ 1 f ]-module, viz. is the unit ideal in R[ 1 f ]. Proof. Define the map φ : I R R[ 1 f ] R[ 1 f ] by (i, b) ib.

7 ALGEBRA HW 3 7 Then for i 1, i 2 I, b 1, b 2 R[ 1 f ] and c 1, c 2 R, φ((c 1 i 1, b 1 ) + (c 2 i 2, b 1 )) = φ((c 1 i 1 + c 2 i 2, b 1 )) = (c 1 i 1 + c 2 i 2 )b 1 = c 1 i 1 b 1 + c 2 i 2 b 1 = c 1 φ((i 1, b 1 )) + c 2 φ((i 2, b 1 )) and φ((i 1, c 1 b 1 ) + (i 2, c 2 b 1 )) = φ((i 1, c 1 b 1 + c 2 b 2 )) = i 1 (c 1 b 1 + c 2 b 2 ) = c 1 i 1 b 1 + c 2 i 1 b 2 = c 1 φ((i 1, b 1 )) + c 2 φ((i 1, b 2 )), so φ is bilinear and, therefore, induces a unique homomorphism Φ : I R R[ 1 f ] R[ 1 f ] such that Φ(i b) = ib. Now, define Ψ : R[ 1 f ] I R R[ 1 f ] by a af 1 f. Then, for a 1, a 2 R[ 1 f ] and c 1, c 2 R, Ψ(c 1 a 1 +c 2 a 2 ) = (c 1 a 1 +c 2 a 2 )f 1 f = c 1a 1 f 1 f +c 2a 2 f 1 f = c 1Ψ(a 1 )+c 2 Ψ(a 2 ), so Ψ is a homomorphism. Now, Ψ Φ(i b) = Ψ(ib) = ibf 1 f = if b f = i b and Φ Ψ(a) = Φ(af 1 f ) = af 1 f = a. Hence, Φ and Ψ are inverses of eachother, and so Φ : I f = I R R[ 1 f ] R[ 1 f ] is an isomorphism. Thus, I f is a free R[ 1 f ]-module. (d): Show that for suitable choices of g, h above, x 3 y 4 = h g in R. Explain this equality geometrically, in terms of the graphs of g = 0, h = 0, x 3 = 0, y 4 = 0, and x 2 + y 2 = 25. Proof. Given the choices of g and h above, consider: (x 3)g = (x 3)( 3x + 4y 25) = 3x 2 16x + 4xy 12y On the other hand, (y 4)h = (y 4)(4x + 3y) = 16x + 4xy 12y + 3y 2 = 16x + 4xy 12y + 3(25 x 2 ) = 16x + 4xy 12y x 2 = (x 3)g,

8 8 CLAY SHONKWILER since x 2 + y 2 25 = 0 in R. Hence, since (x 3)g = (y 4)h. Now, since g J, we saw on Problem Set 1 #5(a) that x 3 y 4 g R, and so it is legitimate to say that x 3 x 3 y 4g = h and so y 4 = h g in R. Now, consider the following picture of x 3 = 0, y 4 = 0, g = 0, h = 0 and x 2 + y 2 25 = 0: If we invert y 4, this kills off the zero locus of y 4; specifically, x 3 y 4 will correspond, in R, to the point only point away from this locus at which x 3 = 0 intersects the circle, namely (3, 4). On the other hand, inverting g kills of the zero locus of g; in R, then, h g will correspond to the only point away from this locus at which h = 0 intersects the circle. By construction, this is exactly the point (3, 4), so it should come as no surprise that x 3 y 4 = h g in R. def (e): Using (d), show that I g = I R R[ 1 g ] is a free R[ 1 g ]-module, viz is the ideal (y 4) in R[ 1 g ]. Proof. Define φ : I R[ 1 g ] (y 4) (where (y 4) is considered as an ideal in R[ 1 g ]) by (i, b) ib. Now, we need to know that ib (y 4) to be sure that this really is a valid map. However, we know that i = (x 3)p + (y 4)q for

9 some p, q R, and so, using (d) above, ALGEBRA HW 3 9 ib = ((x 3)p + (y 4)q)b = ((x 3)p + (y 4)q) bg g = b ((x 3)gp + (y 4)gq) g = b ((y 4)hp + (y 4)gq) g = b (hp + gq)(y 4) (y 4), g so this is indeed a valid map. Now, if i 1, i 2 I, b 1, b 2 R[ 1 g ] and c 1, c 2 R, then φ((c 1 i 1, b 1 ) + (c 2 i 2, b 1 )) = φ((c 1 i 1 + c 2 i 2, b 1 )) = (c 1 i 1 + c 2 i 2 )b 1 = c 1 i 1 b 1 + c 2 i 2 b 1 = c 1 φ((i 1, b 1 )) + c 2 φ((i 2, b 1 )) and φ((i 1, c 1 b 1 ) + (i 2, c 2 b 1 )) = φ((i 1, c 1 b 1 + c 2 b 2 )) = i 1 (c 1 b 1 + c 2 b 2 ) = c 1 i 1 b 1 + c 2 i 1 b 2 = c 1 φ((i 1, b 1 )) + c 2 φ((i 1, b 2 )), so φ is bilinear and, therefore, induces a unique homomorphism Φ : I R R[ 1 g ] (y 4) such that Φ(i b) = ib. Now, define Ψ : R[ 1 g ] I R R[ 1 g ] by a(y 4) a(y 4) 1. Then, for a 1, a 2 R[ 1 g ] and c 1, c 2 R, Ψ(c 1 a 1 (y 4) + c 2 a 2 (y 4)) = Ψ((c 1 a 1 + c 2 a 2 )(y 4)) = (c 1 a 1 + c 2 a 2 )(y 4) 1 = c 1 a 1 (y 4) 1 + c 2 a 2 (y 4) 1 = c 1 Ψ(a 1 (y 4)) + c 2 Ψ(a 2 (y 4)), so Ψ is a homomorphism. Now, Ψ Φ(i b) = Ψ(ib) = ib 1 = i b and Φ Ψ(a) = Φ(a 1) = a, so Φ and Ψ are inverses, and so we see that Φ : I g (y 4) is an isomorphism; since (y 4) is a free R[ 1 g ]-module, this implies that I g is free.

10 10 CLAY SHONKWILER 4 (a): Let R be a commutative ring and suppose that every R-module M is free. Show that R is a field. Proof. Let r R be non-zero and consider R/(r). Then R/(r) is an R-module and therefore, by hypothesis, free. However, for any a R/(r) with representative a, ar (r), and so ar = 0 in R/(r). Since R/(r) is free, R/(r) cannot have r-torsion, so it must have been the case that a = 0 in R/(r). However, our choice of a was arbitrary, so we see that there are no non-zero elements of R/(r). Hence, (r) = R = (1), meaning that r is a unit in R. However, since our choice of non-zero r was arbitrary, this implies that every non-zero element of R is a unit, and so R is a field. (b): Let R = R[x, y]/(x 2 + y 2 25). Is R a PID? Is every finitely generated projective R-module free? Answer: In Problem Set 1 #4(c) we concluded that the ideal I of R is not principal, so R is not a PID. In PS1#4(e) we concluded that I is not a free module, whereas in PS1#5(c) we determined that I J is free, meaning that I is the direct summand of a free module and, therefore, projective. However, in PS1#4(a) we saw that I is generated by x 3 and y 4, so I is finitely generated and so I is an example of a finitely generated projective R-module that is not free. 5 Let R be a commutative ring, and let M, N, S be R-modules. Assume that M is finitely presented and that S is flat. Consider the natural map α : S R Hom(M, N) Hom(M, S R N) taking s φ (for s S and φ hom MN) to the homomorphism m s φ(m). (a): Show that if M is a free R-module then α is a homomorphism. Proof. Since M is a finitely presented free R-module, M = R n for some n N. Now, if φ Hom(M, N), then φ : R n N is completely determined by φ(e i ) for basis elements e 1,..., e n. Since there are no restrictions on the φ(e i ), we see that Hom(M, N) N n (note that this result was independent of any properties of N). Note also that we can denote φ simply by a tuple (n 1,..., n n ), where the n i N and φ(e i ) = n i. Hence, S R Hom(M, N) S R N n (S R N) n

11 (2) ALGEBRA HW 3 11 since the tensor product commutes with the direct sum. This isomorphism is given by s φ (s n 1,..., s n n ), where φ is represented by (n 1,..., n n ) as above. On the other hand, by the same argument as above, Hom(M, S R N) = Hom(R n, S R N) (S R ) n. As above, if φ Hom(M, S R N), then φ can be represented by (s 1 n 1,..., s n n n ) where s i n i S R N and φ(e i ) = s i n i. Since both sides are isomorphic to (S R ) n, it is at least plausible that α is an isomorphism. Now, under the isomorphisms described above, if (s n 1,..., s n n ) (S N) n on the lefthand side, then this corresponds to the element s (e i n i ) S R Hom(M, N); under α, α : s (e i n i ) (e i s n i ), which, under the correspondence described above, corresponds to the element (s n 1,..., s n n ) (S R N) n on the right. Hence, we see that α induces the identity map id : (S R N) n (S R N) n, which is, obviously, an isomorphism. Therefore, composing in reverse of how we did in the above argument, we see that, in fact, α is an isomorphism. (b): Suppose more generally that R a fa R b f b M 0 is a finite presentation for M. Show that the induced diagram 0 S R Hom(M, N) S R Hom(R b, N) S R Hom(R a, N) 0 Hom(M, S R N) Hom(R b, S R N) Hom(R a, S R N) is commutative and has exact rows. Proof. Since Hom(, N) is a contravariant left exact functor, applying it to the free resolution R a fa R b f b M 0 yields the exact sequence 0 Hom(M, N) (f b) Hom(R b, N) (fa) Hom(R a, N). Since S is flat, S R is exact, so applying this functor to this sequence yields the exact sequence 0 S R Hom(M, N) 1 (f b) S R Hom(R b, N) 1 (fa) S R Hom(R a, N).

12 12 CLAY SHONKWILER Similarly, since Hom(, S R N) is a contravariant left exact functor, applying it to the free resolution yields the exact sequence 0 Hom(M, S R N) (f b) Hom(R b, S R N) (fa) Hom(R a, S R N). Thus, the rows in (2) are exact. Now, consider the square 1 (f b ) S R Hom(M, N) S R Hom(R b, N) α Hom(M, S R N) (f b) Hom(R b, S R N) where α : S R Hom(R b, N) Hom(R b, S R N) is defined in a parallel fashion to α. Then, if s φ S R Hom(M, N), α (1 (f b ) )(s φ) = α (s f b φ) = (m s f b φ(m)). On the other hand, (f b ) α(s φ) = (f b ) (m s φ(m)) = (m s f b φ(m)), so we see that this square commutes. A similar argument demonstrates that the other square (2) commutes, so we conclude that (2) is a commutative diagram with exact rows. (c): Using the Five Lemma and part (a), deduce that α is an isomorphism. Proof. If α is the map S R Hom(R a, N) Hom(R a, S R N) defined in a parallel fashion to α and α then, by part (a) above, α and α are isomorphisms. Hence, by adding zeros on the left, we have the following commutative diagram with exact rows: 1 (f 0 0 b ) S R Hom(M, N) S R Hom(R b 1 (f a), N) S R Hom(R a, N) α 0 0 Hom(M, S R N) (f b) Hom(R b, S R N) (fa) Hom(R a, S R N) Since α and α are isomorphisms and the identity maps on the left are isomorphisms, we conclude, by the 5 lemma, that α is an isomorphism. Let φ : Z 2 Z 3 be given by the matrix and let M be the cokernel of φ. 6 α α α

13 ALGEBRA HW 3 13 (a): Find all n Z such that the Z-module M has (non-zero) n-torsion. Answer: Since M is the cokernel of φ, M Z 3 /(im φ). Now, since the given matrix is similar to the matrix , we see that, after a suitable change of basis of Z 2, the image of φ in Z 3 is simply the span of the set 1 0, 0 3. Hence, if e 1, e 2, e are the standard basis vectors for Z 3, we see that M Z 3 / e 1, 3e 2, so M has the presentation e 1, e 2, e 3 / e 1, 3e 2 = e 2, e 3 / 3e 2 Z Z/3. Thus, we see that the only torsion in M is 3k-torsion for k N, since e 2 M but 3ke 2 = 0 in M. (b): Is M free? flat? torsion free? projective? Answer: As we ve just seen, M is not torsion free and, therefore, cannot be free. Now, since flat, free and projective are all the same thing in finitely generated modules over a PID and Z is a PID, M is not flat or projective, either. (c): Show that M has a finite free resolution. Proof. To construct the free resolution of M, first we take the free module on the generators of M; since the generators are just e 2 and e 3, this is just e 2, e 3 Z 2. Let e 1, e 2 be the standard basis elements of Z 2. Then under the map Z 2 M, e 1 e 2 and e 2 e 3. Since the only relation in M is 3e 2 = 0, the kernel of this map is simply K = 3e 1 3Z. This is already a free module, so there will be no kernel when we take the free module on the generators of K, namely Z and define the projection map 1 3e 1. Hence, the free resolution of M is simply: 0 Z 3 Z 2 M 0, which is certainly a finite free resolution. (d): For each prime number p, compute M Z/p = Tor 0 (M, Z/p) and Tor 1 (M, Z/p). Answer: Since M Z Z/3, M Z/p (Z Z/3) Z/p = (Z Z/p) (Z/3 Z/p) = Z/p (Z/3 Z/p).

14 14 CLAY SHONKWILER Now, if p 3, Z/3 Z/p = 0, so the above tells us that Tor 0 (M, Z/p) = M Z/p Z/p. On the other hand, if p = 3, then Z/3 Z/p = Z/3 Z/3 = Z/3, so Tor 0 (M, Z/p) = M Z/p = Z/3 Z/3. To compute Tor 1 (M, Z/p) consider the free resolution computed in (c) above: 0 Z 3 Z 2 M 0. Then, applying Z/p yields: 0. Z Z/p d 1 Z 2 Z/p 0 Now Tor 1 (M, Z/p) = ker d 1. Note that Z Z/p = Z/p and Z 2 Z/p = Z/p Z/p and recall that d 1 = 3 1, so we can reduce the above to 0 Z/p (3,0) Z/p Z/p 0 Hence, if a Z/p is in the kernel of d 1, then (3a, 0) = 0 in Z/p Z/p. Hence, 3a p. If p 3, then this means that a = 0, so Tor 1 (M, Z/p) ker d 1 = 0 for p 3. If p = 3, then Tor 1 (M, Z/p) = ker d 1 Z/3. (e): For every Z-module N and every i 2, compute Tor i (M, N). Answer: Since the free resolution of M ends after the second stage (that is, if we denote the free resolution by F 2 F 1 F 0 M 0, then F i = 0 for i 2), we see that Tor i (M, N) = ker d i /im d i+1 = 0 since ker d i = 0 = im d i+1 (since F i = 0) for all i 2. 7 Let M, N be R-modules, and let 0 N I 0 f 0 I1 f 1 I2 f 2 be an injective resolution of N. Let φ Ext 1 (M, N), and choose a homomorphism Φ Hom(M, I 1 ) representing φ (where we used the above resolution to compute Ext). (a): Show that f 1 Φ = 0, and deduce that Φ : M I 0 /N. Proof. Under Hom(M, ) and removing the N term, the injective resolution becomes 0 Hom(M, I 0 ) 0 Hom(M, I 1 ) 1 Hom(M, I 2 ) 2 Now, Ext 1 (M, N) = ker 1 /im 0, so Φ ker 1. That is to say, 1 (Φ) = 0. Now, recall that 1 (Φ) = f 1 Φ, so we see that f 1 Φ = 0. Since the injective resolution of N is exact, ker f 1 = im f 0 = I 0 /N; therefore, for any m M, f 1 Φ(m) = 0 means that Φ(m)

15 ALGEBRA HW 3 15 ker f 1 = I 0 /N. Thus, if Φ is a representative of φ Ext 1 (M, N), Φ : M I 0 /N. (b): Let M I 0 be the pullback of M I 0 /N via the reduction map I 0 I 0 /N. Show that the kernel of M M is N, giving an exact sequence 0 N M M 0, which corresponds to some class in Ext(M, N) that we denote by c(φ). (Here Ext(M, N) is the set of equivalence classes of extensions 0 N L M 0 of M by N.) Proof. We have the diagram: M π M Φ Φ I 0 π I 0 /N By the definition of the pullback, M is the fiber product M I0 /N I 0. Hence, if (m, i 0 ) ker π, then 0 = π (m, i 0 ) = m, so ker π = {(0, i 0 ) M I0 /N I 0 Φ(0) = π(i 0 )} ker π Now, since π : I 0 I 0 /N is just the standard projection, we see that ker π = N, so we conclude that ker π = N. Therefore, along the top row, we have the exact sequence 0 N M π M 0, which corresponds to some class in Ext(M, N) which we call c(φ). (c): Show that c : Ext 1 (M, N) Ext(M, N) is a bijection. Proof. To show that this is a bijection, we will define the inverse procedure. If (3) 0 N g L h M 0 is an extension of M by N, then, since I 0 is injective, Hom(, I 0 ) induces the exact sequence 0 Hom(M, I 0 ) h Hom(L, I 0 ) g Hom(N, I 0 ) 0.

16 16 CLAY SHONKWILER Now, f 0 Hom(N, I 0 ), let f 0 Hom(L, I 0 ) such that f 0 = g ( f 0 ) = f 0 g. Then we let Φ be the push forward: L h M ef 0 Φ I 0 π I 0 /N That is, let Φ(m) = f 0 (l) where h(l) = m. Note that this is welldefined because if h(l ) = h(l) = m, then l = l + n for some n im g = N. Hence, f 0 (l ) = f 0 (l + n) = f 0 (l) + f 0 (n) = f 0 (l). Now, since I 0 /N = im f 0 = ker f 1, we see that, in fact, 1 (Φ)(m) = f 1 Φ(m) = 0, so Φ ker 1, and so Φ is the representative of an element φ Ext 1 (M, N). Hence the extension (3) determines an element C(0 N g L h M 0) Ext 1 (M, N). Now, if φ Ext 1 (M, N) then Φ is a representative of φ and c(φ) is the extension 0 N i M I0 /N I 0 π M 0 where the fiber product is relative to Φ. C applied to this extension yields Ψ where, for m M, if π(l) = m, then Φ (l) = Ψ(m) = Ψ( π(l)) = π Φ (l), so Ψ(m) and Φ(m) differ by an element of N and, thus, belong to the same equivalence class in Ext 1 (M, N), namely φ. On the other hand, if 0 N g L h M 0 is an extension of M by N, then C applied to this extension yields the element of Ext 1 (M, N) γ represented by f 0 ; hence, c(γ) is 0 N L π M 0 DRL 3E3A, University of Pennsylvania address:

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