Lemma 12.11.2. Let $F : \mathcal{A} \to \mathcal{B}$ be an exact functor between abelian categories. Then $F$ induces a homomorphism of $K$-groups $K_0(F) : K_0(\mathcal{A}) \to K_0(\mathcal{B})$ by simply setting $K_0(F)([A]) = [F(A)]$.

**Proof.**
Proves itself.
$\square$

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