Lemma 15.30.8. Let $A$ be a ring. Let $I \subset A$ be an ideal. Let $g_1, \ldots , g_ m$ be a sequence in $A$ whose image in $A/I$ is $H_1$-regular. Then $I \cap (g_1, \ldots , g_ m) = I(g_1, \ldots , g_ m)$.
Proof. Consider the exact sequence of complexes
Since the complex on the right has $H_1 = 0$ by assumption we see that
is injective. This is equivalent to the assertion of the lemma. $\square$
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