So I basically have to prove what is on the title.

Given $R$ a commutative rng (a ring that might not contain a $1$), with the property that $I+J=R$, (where $I$ and $J$ are ideals) we have to prove that $IJ=I\cap J$.

One inclusion is easy. If $x\in IJ$, then $x=\sum a_ib_i$ where $a_i\in I$ and $b_i\in J$. Thus for any fixed $i$, we have that since $a_i\in I$, we have that $a_ib_i\in I$, and the same argument shows that $a_ib_i\in J$, thus $\sum a_ib_i\in I$ and $\sum a_ib_i\in J$, this means that $x=\sum a_ib_i\in I\cap J$, and thus $IJ\subset I\cap J$.

I am having troubles proving the other inclusion. Any comments?

Thanks