The Galois group of a radical extension of the rationals

Eliot T. Jacobson, William Y. Vélez

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The Galois group of the splitting field of an irreducible binomial x 2 e -a over Q is computed explicitly as a full subgroup of the holomorph of the cyclic group of order 2 e . The general case x n -a is also effectively computed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)271-284
Number of pages14
Journalmanuscripta mathematica
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1990

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  • General Mathematics


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