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Galois Theory - 2nd edition

Galois Theory (ISBN10: 0412345501; ISBN13: 9780412345500)
ISBN13: 978-0412345500
ISBN10: 0412345501

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0412345401
ISBN10: 0412345404

Summary: Galois Theory is a showpiece of mathematical unification and "technology transfer." Abstract algebraic techniques, such as group theory and field theory, answer important questions in geometry and the theory of equations. Applications include:

  • the impossibility of trisecting the angle
  • duplicating the cube
  • squaring the circle
  • solving equations of the fifth degree ...show more>
    the possibility of constructing regular polygons with 17, 257, or 65537 sides
    This revised edition of a popular text includes an introductory overview, a chapter on the calculation of Galois groups, further clarification of proofs, extra motivating examples, and modified exercises.
    • Provides a rigorous treatment, motivated by discussion and examples
    • Contains historical materials, including a description of the turbulent life of Evariste Galois
    • Includes photographs of historical documents
    • Supplies more than 200 exercises
    ...show less

    Edition/Copyright: 2ND 90
    Cover: Paperback
    Publisher: Chapman & Hall
    Published: 01/28/1990
    International: No

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