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Galois theory

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noun Ga·lois theory \(ˌ)gal-ˈwä-, ˈgal-ˌwä-\

Definition of Galois theory

  1. :  a part of the theory of mathematical groups concerned especially with the conditions under which a solution to a polynomial equation with coefficients in a given mathematical field can be obtained in the field by the repetition of operations and the extraction of nth roots



Origin of galois theory

Évariste Galois


First Known Use: 1893


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