by Christopher Cooper
Publisher: Macquarie University 2009
Number of pages: 86
This text follows the usual path through to Galois groups, but just for subfields of the complex numbers. It takes as its goal the insolubility of polynomials by radicals. This is as far as we normally reach, though there is an additional chapter that gives an algebraic proof of the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra, using Sylow theory.
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by Jerry Shurman - Wiley-Interscience
The text demonstrates the use of general concepts by applying theorems from various areas in the context of one problem -- solving the quintic. This book helps students to develop connections between the algebra, geometry, and analysis ...
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A clearly written book, which uses exclusively algebraic language (and no cohomology), and which will be useful for every algebraist or number theorist. It is easily accessible and suitable also for first-year graduate students.
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