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Introductory Modern Algebra A Historical Approach

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ISBN-10: 0471162884

ISBN-13: 9780471162889

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Saul Stahl

List price: $178.00
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Description:

Stahl follows a paper trail from the Renaissance solution of the cubic equation to Galois's description of ideas. Along the way all the important concepts of algebra are encountered in an obvious historical context.
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Book details

List price: $178.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

The Early History
Complex Numbers
Solutions of Equations
Modular Arithmetic
The Binomial Theorem and Modular Powers
Polynomials Over a Field
Galois Fields
Permutations
Groups
Quotient Groups and Their Uses
Topics in Elementary Group Theory
Appendices
Biographies
Bibliography
Solutions to Selected Odd Exercises
Symbols
Pronounciation Guide
Index