Carrier quantity

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The carrier set is a term used in abstract algebra . The carrier set is the set from which an algebraic structure is formed with the help of a set of connections . An example of a carrier set is the set from which the elements of a group come.

The structure is usually named after the amount of support it contains. However, this often makes it necessary to mark the structure in such a way that, on the one hand, the membership in the set of carriers is recognizable and, on the other hand, the two designations cannot be confused.

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