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The minimal polynomial of an element $$a$$ in a number field $$K$$ is the unique monic polynomial $$f(X)\in\Q[X]$$ of minimal degree such that $$f(a)=0$$. It is necessarily irreducible over $\Q.$

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• Last edited by Alina Bucur on 2018-07-08 00:10:27
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