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Galois theory

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Definition of Galois theory in English:

noun

Mathematics
A method of applying group theory to the solution of algebraic equations.
Example sentences
  • His interests in research relate to finite geometries and the group theory related to them, to Cremona transformations related to the Galois theory of equations.
  • He began to study the Galois theory of equations and from there he was led to study composition series of groups.
  • Nonetheless, he does intend to convey to all of his readers some of the ideas of Abel's proof and Galois theory, and he has thus set himself a much more formidable expository task than he did.

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