Gauss and the algebra of his time



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Sols, Ignacio (1992) Gauss and the algebra of his time. In Historia de la matemática en el siglo XIX (1ª Parte). Historia de la Ciencia . Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales, Madrid, pp. 139-156. ISBN 84-87125-26-3

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Following a brief biography of Gauss, the author discusses Gauss’s proof of the fundamental theorem of algebra and Chapter VII of the Disquisitiones, devoted to the cyclotomic equation xn −1 = 0. The name “Weber” is misspelled.

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Curso de Conferencias sobre Historia de la Matemática en el Siglo XIX (4. 1996. Madrid.)

Subjects:Sciences > Mathematics > Algebra
ID Code:21053
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