A **generator** of a number field $K$, is an element $a\in K$ such that $K=\Q(a)$.

A root of its defining polynomial is a generator of $K$.

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- Last edited by Paul-Olivier Dehaye on 2013-06-18 07:40:44

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- 2013-06-18 07:40:44 by Paul-Olivier Dehaye (Reviewed)