a branch of algebra that determines if an algebraic equation can be solved in terms of radicals

Origin of Galois theory

after E.*Galois*(1811-32), French mathematician

a branch of algebra that determines if an algebraic equation can be solved in terms of radicals

Origin of Galois theory

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The part of algebra concerned with the relation between solutions of a polynomial equation and the fields containing those solutions. It gives conditions under which the solutions can be expressed in terms of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and of the extraction of roots.

Origin of Galois theory

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Noun

(*uncountable*)

Origin

Named after Evariste Galois.

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