5. Roots of Unity and Cyclotomic Polynomials

  1. Stephen C. Newman

Published Online: 23 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118336816.ch5

A Classical Introduction to Galois Theory

A Classical Introduction to Galois Theory

How to Cite

Newman, S. C. (2012) Roots of Unity and Cyclotomic Polynomials, in A Classical Introduction to Galois Theory, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118336816.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118091395

Online ISBN: 9781118336816

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Keywords:

  • roots of unity and cyclotomic polynomials;
  • roots of unity, in solution of polynomial equations by radicals;
  • cyclotomic polynomials and isomorphic copies;
  • primitive congruence root modulo

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Roots of Unity

  • Cyclotomic Polynomials