# Galois theory

[gal-wah; French ga-lwa]

- the branch of mathematics that deals with the application of the theory of finite groups to the solution of algebraic equations.

## Origin of Galois theory^{}

First recorded in 1890–95; named after Évariste Galois (1811–32), French mathematician

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# Galois theory

- maths the theory applying group theory to solving algebraic equations

## Word Origin

C19: named after Évariste Galois (1811–32), French mathematician

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