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# Beyond the Quartic Equation

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Complete algorithm for roots of the general quintic equation

Key ideas accessible to non-specialists

Indroductory chapter covers group theory and symmetry, Galois theory, Tschirnhausen transformations, and some elementary properties of an elliptic function

Discussion of algorithms for roots of general equation of degrees higher than five

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Part of the Modern Birkhäuser Classics book series (MBC)