The torsion group of a radical extension

David Gay, William Yslas Velez

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The torsion group of a radical field extension is defined and its structure determined using a theorem of Kneser. In the case of a number field, a representation theorem is proved characterizing all abelian groups that can appear as torsiongroups of a radical extension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)317-327
Number of pages11
JournalPacific Journal of Mathematics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1981
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Mathematics


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