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Contains A and lacks zero divisors. Proof. 1l, the left-hand sides of the relations of A a •b form a set which is complete under composition in the free Chapter 1 16 algebra F({ai} U {XIX2}). It suffices to verify that d(fg) = d(f) + d(g), /,g E Aa,b. For an element of degree 1 we have: if (x 2b2 + x1bd(C2X2 + clxd = g, d(g) < 2, bi, Cj E A, then b2C2 = 0, blCI = O. It means that the initial equation is either of the form X2~CIXI = 9 or of the form x1blC2X2 = g. In both cases, it follows that either ~CI = 0 or blC2 = 0 (X2~CIXI can be transformed into the canonical form: b2Cl = Ei>O aiai, X2 b2CIXl = Ei;H ai x2aix i - alxlalx2 - b).

The order on A induces the lexicographic order on (A). Let An be the set of all contents, of length n, of A. AII)IIE An be a family of elements in a ring F. A o, e E An}. Define a formal homogeneous polynomial of degree n, f = f(t a ), a E A, as v e e 8e where e = at:-:-:-an, at ~ ... ~ an, tg = tal'" tan' In general, the polynomial f depends on infinitely many indeterminates. It is clear that the family A is uniquely determined by f. 10. Let m be the cardinality of A. The algebra CF(n, m, I) = F(A)jld(S(A)) is called the generalised Clifford algebra of the polynomial J.

Z ~ if) .. z, the equality holding iff if} ... z is a basic word and xxYw . 14. Let x E C. If x = aku then every word of length l(x) in the support of x begins with a k (since a is the minimal letter). 15. xy = if}. Let X,y E C, x = ubn- l , y= an-lv, and xxYw =I- o. Then Proof. Let XIYI 2:: if}, where Xl and YI are some words in the supports of elements X and y, respectively. Since xxYw =I- 0, it suffices to show that Xl = x and YI = y. Represent Xl in the form x2d with X2 E (A) and d E A. The inequalities Xl ~ x, YI ~ y, and XIYI 2:: if} considered together with the obvious equation if} = ubn- 2aba n - 2v imply I(XI) = l(x), l(yt) = l(y), and X2 ~ ubn- 2.