additive identity


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additive identity

[′ad·ə·div ī′den·ə·dē]
(mathematics)
In a mathematical system with an operation of addition denoted +, an element 0 such that 0 + e = e + 0 = e for any element e in the system.
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Clearly all the properties of a semiring are satisfied where 0 is the additive identity and + 1 is multiplicative identity.
We can see that all the properties of a semiring are satisfied with (0, 0) being the additive identity of [S.
Thus only the additive identity has an additive inverse in [S.
16] Additionally, additive identity politics was built on the ideal of tolerance for all difference; no matter how unlike ourselves someone was, we should accept her and her experiences as valid and important.
Additive identity politics failed in radical feminist communities because it challenged the central tenets upon which many of these communities were built.