The product of a family of objects of a category is an object , together with a family of morphisms such that for every object and every family of morphisms there is a unique morphism such that

for all . The product is unique up to isomorphisms.

In the category of sets, the product is the Cartesian product, and in the category of groups it is the group direct product. In both cases, , and is the projection onto the th factor.

This entry contributed by Margherita Barile

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Barile, Margherita. "Category Product." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource, created by Eric W. Weisstein. https://mathworld.wolfram.com/CategoryProduct.html