• Serge Lang
Part of the Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics book series (UTM)


Let K be a field. Every reader of this book will have written expressions like
$${a_n}{t^n} + {a^{n - 1}} + ... + {a_{0,}}$$
where a 0,...,a n are real or complex numbers. We could also take these to be elements of K. But what does “t” mean? Or powers of “t” like t, t 2,...,t n ?


Finite Field Polynomial Ring Unique Factorization Prime Element Great Common Divisor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Serge Lang
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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