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# Map: Introduction to Algebraic Structures (Denton)

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An algebraic structure is a set (called carrier set or underlying set) with one or more finitary operations defined on it that satisfies a list of axioms. Examples of algebraic structures include groups, rings, fields, and lattices.

### Contributors

• Tom Denton (Fields Institute/York University in Toronto)